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Hedsor, Buckinghamshire

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Hedsor, Buckinghamshire

Hedsor is a small village and civil parish in Wycombe district in Buckinghamshire, England, in the very south of the county, near the River Thames and Bourne End. The village toponym is derived from the Old English for "Hædde's cliff", referring to the position of the village on a cliff overlooking the Thames. Hedsor House was the ancient seat of the de Hedsor family, who took their name from the village. They owned it at the time of the Domesday Book in 1086.
Post townHigh Wycombe
Administrative CountyBuckinghamshire
Traditional CountyBuckinghamshire
OS GridSU9187
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

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

Hedsor, par., S. Bucks, on river Thames, 4 miles SE. of Great Marlow, 548 ac., pop. 155; contains Hedsor Park, seat of Lord Boston; here also are the Hedsor Paper Mills.

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