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Boveney, Buckinghamshire

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Boveney, Buckinghamshire

Boveney is a village in Buckinghamshire, England, near Windsor. The village name is Anglo Saxon in origin and means 'above island'. This refers to the island that sits in the River Thames next to the village. The Anglo Saxon name for the village was Bufanege. Boveney was once a hamlet within the parish of Burnham, though has long since been considered a separate village, particularly since the urban growth of nearby Slough.
Post townWindsor
Administrative CountyBuckinghamshire
Traditional CountyBuckinghamshire
OS GridSU9377
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 code01753
 

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

Boueniae ~ Bouenie

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

Boveney, liberty, Burnham par., S. Bucks, on river Thames, 2 miles W. of Eton.

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