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Wooburn, Buckinghamshire

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Wooburn, Buckinghamshire

Wooburn is a village in Buckinghamshire, England. It is located off the A4094 road between Wooburn Green and Bourne End in the very south of the county near the River Thames, about two miles south west of Beaconsfield and four miles east of Marlow. Wooburn is one of the two principal settlements within Wooburn and Bourne End, a civil parish in Wycombe district. The village toponym is derived from the Old English for "walled stream".
Post townHigh Wycombe
Administrative CountyBuckinghamshire
Traditional CountyBuckinghamshire
OS GridSU9087
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
Police AuthorityThames Valley
Fire and Rescue AuthorityBuckinghamshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityBuckinghamshire
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Central
Dialling code01628

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

Woburn ~ Waborne

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

Wooburn (or Woburn), town and par. with ry. sta. (Wooburn Green), Bucks, in S. of co., 4 miles SE. of Wycombe, 3133 ac., pop. 2431; P.O., T.O. Wooburn is a prosperous place, and consists of the former vils. of Wooburn Town, Wooburn Green, Corsend, and Bournend. The inhabitants find employment in the paper and millboard mills, of which there are six at Wooburn. Cattle fairs are held in May and November. The church is ancient, and was restored in 1857. Several fine residences are in the par.

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