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Cold Brayfield, Milton Keynes

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Cold Brayfield, Milton Keynes

Cold Brayfield is a village and civil parish in the Borough of Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, England. It is about three miles east of Olney, on the Bedfordshire border. Nearby places are Lavendon and Turvey (over the bridge on the Bedfordshire side of the River Great Ouse). Cold Brayfield is probably the place named as 'Bragenfelda' in a charter of 967. The elements of the name, 'brain' and 'field' are interpreted to mean 'open country on the crown of a hill'.
Post townOLNEY
Administrative CountyMilton Keynes
Traditional CountyBuckinghamshire
OS GridSP9252
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 Cold Brayfield, Milton Keynes has been known in the past

Brayfield ~ Brayfield Cold

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

Brayfield, Cold, par., N. Bucks, on river Ouse, 3½ miles E. of Olney, 530 ac., pop. 85; contains B. House.

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