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Ivinghoe, Buckinghamshire

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Ivinghoe, Buckinghamshire

Ivinghoe is a village and civil parish within Aylesbury Vale district in Buckinghamshire, England, close to the border with Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire. It is four miles north of Tring and six miles south of Leighton Buzzard, close to the village of Pitstone. The village name is Anglo-Saxon in origin, and means 'Ifa's hill-spur'. In the Domesday Book of 1086 it was recorded as Evinghehou.
DistrictAylesbury Vale
Administrative CountyBuckinghamshire
Traditional CountyBuckinghamshire
OS GridSP9416
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
Police AuthorityThames Valley
Fire and Rescue AuthorityBuckinghamshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityBuckinghamshire
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Central
Dialling code01525

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


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

Ivinghoe, market town and par., Bucks, on E. border of co., 2 miles SE. of Cheddington Junction, 5618 ac, pop. 1380; P.O. Market-day, Saturday; has cattle fairs; Ivinghoe Beacon is 904 ft. high.

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