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Stewkley, Buckinghamshire

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Stewkley, Buckinghamshire

Stewkley is a village and a civil parish within the Aylesbury Vale district of Buckinghamshire, England. It is located 5 miles (8 km) East of Winslow and 4 miles (6 km) West of Leighton Buzzard. Within the civil parish attached to the village are also the hamlets of North End and Stewkley Dean. The village name Stewkley is Anglo Saxon in origin, and means woodland clearing with tree stumps. In the Domesday Book of 1086 it was recorded as Stiuclai.
DistrictAylesbury Vale
Post townLEIGHTON BUZZARD
Administrative CountyBuckinghamshire
Traditional CountyBuckinghamshire
OS GridSP8526
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityThames Valley
Fire and Rescue AuthorityBuckinghamshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityBuckinghamshire
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Central
Dialling code01525
Population1,731
 

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

Stiuelai

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

Stewkley, par. and vil., Bucks - par., 3982 ac., pop. 1361; vil., 5 miles NW. of Leighton Buzzard; P.O.

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