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Weedon, Buckinghamshire

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Weedon, Buckinghamshire

Weedon is a village and civil parish north of Aylesbury and south of Hardwick in the Aylesbury Vale district of Buckinghamshire, England. The toponym is derived from the Old English for "hill with a heathen temple". In records dated 1066 the village was recorded as Weodune. There was a railway station in the village between 1888 and 1958. Weedon has a Methodist Chapel and a pub called the Five Elms. To the east of the village is the hamlet of East End.
DistrictAylesbury Vale
Post townAylesbury
Administrative CountyBuckinghamshire
Traditional CountyBuckinghamshire
OS GridSP8118
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

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

Weedon, township and vil., Hard wick par., Bucks - township, 1788 ac., pop. 433; vil., 3 miles N. of Aylesbury; P.O.

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