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North Crawley, Milton Keynes

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North Crawley, Milton Keynes

North Crawley is a village and civil parish in the Borough of Milton Keynes and ceremonial county of Buckinghamshire, England. It is located near the border with Bedfordshire, about three and a half miles east of Newport Pagnell. The village name 'Crawley' is an Old English language word, and means 'clearing frequented by crows'. In the Domesday Book of 1086 the village was referred to as Crauelai. In manorial records in 1197 the area was split into Great Crawley and Little Crawley.
Post townNEWPORT PAGNELL
Administrative CountyMilton Keynes
Traditional CountyBuckinghamshire
OS GridSP9244
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 code01234
 

Other names by which North Crawley, Milton Keynes has been known in the past

Crawley ~ Crawley North

North Crawley, Milton Keynes in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Crawley, North, par., Bucks, 3 m. E. of Newport Pagnell, 3362 ac., pop. 699; P.O.; contains C. Grange.

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