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Creslow, Buckinghamshire

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Creslow, Buckinghamshire

Creslow (occasionally also known as Christlow) is a village and civil parish within Aylesbury Vale district in Buckinghamshire, England. It is close to Whitchurch, about six and a half miles from Aylesbury. The village name is Anglo Saxon in origin, Cærsehlaw, meaning 'cress hill'. It was recorded in the Domesday Book of 1086 as Cresselai. In the Victorian era and much admired then, there was just one house left in the village, the manor house, which dated from the 14th century.
DistrictAylesbury Vale
Administrative CountyBuckinghamshire
Traditional CountyBuckinghamshire
OS GridSP8121
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 Creslow, Buckinghamshire has been known in the past


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

Creslow, par., mid. Bucks, 4 miles SE. of Winslow, 887 ac., pop. 10.

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