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Edlesborough, Buckinghamshire

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Edlesborough, Buckinghamshire

Edlesborough is a village within Aylesbury Vale district in Buckinghamshire, England. It is within the civil parish of Edlesborough Northall and Dagnall. Edlesborough is also adjacent to the village of Eaton Bray over the county boundary in Bedfordshire, about three miles WSW of Dunstable. The village name is Anglo Saxon in origin, and means 'Eadwulf's barrow'. It was listed in the Domesday Book of 1086 as Eddinberge. The village was once a centre for the straw plait industry.
DistrictAylesbury Vale
Post townDUNSTABLE
Administrative CountyBuckinghamshire
Traditional CountyBuckinghamshire
OS GridSP9719
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
Population2,754
 

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

Eddlesborough ~ Eddinberge ~ Edinberge

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

Edlesborough, par. and vil., on E. border of Bucks, 5½ miles SE. of Leighton Buzzard, 4647 ac., pop. 1598.

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