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Turville, Buckinghamshire

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Turville, Buckinghamshire

Turville is a village and civil parish within Wycombe district in Buckinghamshire, England. It is located in the Chiltern Hills, about five miles west of High Wycombe and five miles north of Henley-on-Thames. As Henley-on-Thames is Turville's Post Town, the village is postally in Oxfordshire. The village name is Anglo Saxon in origin, and means 'dry field'. It was recorded in the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle in 796 as Thyrefeld.
DistrictWycombe
Post townHENLEY-ON-THAMES
Administrative CountyBuckinghamshire
Traditional CountyBuckinghamshire
OS GridSU7691
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
Population311
 

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

Tilleberie

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

Turville, par. and vil., Bucks, 5 miles W. of High Wycombe, 2328 ac., pop. 423; near vil. is Turville Park, seat.

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