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Fawley, Buckinghamshire

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Fawley, Buckinghamshire

Fawley is a village and civil parish in Wycombe district in the south-western corner of Buckinghamshire, England. It is on the boundary between Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire, about seven miles west of Great Marlow and north of Henley-on-Thames. The village toponym is derived from the Old English for "fallow-coloured woodland clearing". It was recorded in the Domesday Book of 1086 as Falelie. There are two other places in England called Fawley.
DistrictWycombe
Post townHenley-on-Thames
Administrative CountyBuckinghamshire
Traditional CountyBuckinghamshire
OS GridSU7586
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 code01491
Population255
 

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

Farelli

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

Fawley, par., SW. border of Bucks, 3 miles NW. of Henley-upon-Thames, 2213 ac., pop. 302; contains Fawley Court.

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