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Marlow, Buckinghamshire

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Marlow, Buckinghamshire

Marlow (historically Great Marlow or Chipping Marlow) is a town and civil parish within Wycombe district in south Buckinghamshire, England. It is located on the River Thames, 4 miles (6.5 km) south-southwest of High Wycombe, 5 miles (8 km) west-northwest of Maidenhead and 33 miles (53 km) west of central London.
DistrictWycombe
Post townMARLOW
Administrative CountyBuckinghamshire
Traditional CountyBuckinghamshire
OS GridSU8586
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionSouth East
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityThames Valley
Fire and Rescue AuthorityBuckinghamshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityBuckinghamshire
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Central
Dialling code01628
Population14,004
 

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

Great Marlow ~ Marlow Great ~ Merlawe

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

Marlow (or Great Marlow), market town and par., Bucks, on river Thames, 5 miles NW. of Maidenhead and 32½ miles W. of London by rail, 6245 ac., pop. 4763; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank. Market-day, Saturday. The river is here spanned by an iron suspension bridge (1835) 225 ft. in span. Great Marlow. has mfrs. of lace, paper, &c. It returned 2 members to Parliament continuously from James I. until 1867, and 1 member from 1867 until 1885.

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