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Downley, Buckinghamshire

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Downley, Buckinghamshire

Downley is a village and civil parish in the Wycombe district of Buckinghamshire, England. It is high in the Chiltern Hills, overlooking the town of High Wycombe. Although today it is almost indistinguishable from the urban spread of the latter town. The central part of the parish is the common, this extends over about 56 acres . It is part of the Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Downley was originally a subsidiary parish of West Wycombe. Downley was once three hamlets.
DistrictWycombe
Post townHigh Wycombe
Administrative CountyBuckinghamshire
Traditional CountyBuckinghamshire
OS GridSU8495
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 code01494
Population2,244
 

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