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Hulcott, Buckinghamshire

Hulcott is a village and civil parish in Aylesbury Vale district in Buckinghamshire, England. It is north of Aylesbury, off the road that runs between Bierton and Rowsham. The village toponym is derived from the Old English for "hovel-like cottage". In the manorial records of 1200 it was recorded as Hoccote. Up to the 17th century the village name was pronounced /ˈhʌkət/. The manor at Hulcott has, for a long time, been part of the manorial district of Aylesbury.
DistrictAylesbury Vale
Post townAylesbury
Administrative CountyBuckinghamshire
Traditional CountyBuckinghamshire
OS GridSP8516
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

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

Hulcott, par., Bucks, on river Thames, 3 miles NE. of Aylesbury, 717 ac., pop. 119.

Hulcott, Buckinghamshire in "A Topographical Dictionary of England" edited by Samuel Lewis (1848)

HULCOTT (All Saints), a parish, in the union and hundred of Aylesbury, county of Buckingham, 3 miles (N. E. by E.) from Aylesbury; containing 133 inhabitants. It is situated on the river Thame, and comprises by measurement 700 acres, nearly the whole of which is pasture; the soil is generally a heavy clay, and the surface flat. The Aylesbury railway passes through the parish. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £10. 0. 2½.; net income, £181; patrons, the family of Langston. The church is a small structure, with a wooden steeple.

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