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Hoggeston, Buckinghamshire

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Hoggeston, Buckinghamshire

Hoggeston is a village and is also a civil parish within the Aylesbury Vale district in Buckinghamshire, England. It is about two and a half miles south east of Winslow. The village name is Anglo Saxon in origin, and means 'Hogg's farm' ('Hogg' being someone's name). In the Domesday Book of 1086 it was recorded as Hochestone. The village was once granted (in 1314) a Royal charter to hold a market once a week, though this has long since been discontinued.
DistrictAylesbury Vale
Administrative CountyBuckinghamshire
Traditional CountyBuckinghamshire
OS GridSP8025
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
Police AuthorityThames Valley
Fire and Rescue AuthorityBuckinghamshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityBuckinghamshire
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Central
Dialling code01296

Other names by which Hoggeston, Buckinghamshire has been known in the past

Hogston ~ Hochestone

Hoggeston, Buckinghamshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Hoggeston, par., N. Bucks, 3½ miles SE. of Winslow, 1751 ac., pop. 175.

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