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Hedgerley, Buckinghamshire

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Hedgerley, Buckinghamshire

Hedgerley is a village and civil parish in South Bucks district in Buckinghamshire, England. The parish is 1.5 miles west of Gerrards Cross and 3 miles south-east of Beaconsfield. The parish has incorporated the formerly separate parish of Hedgerley Dean since 1934 (which was once a hamlet in parish of Farnham Royal). The toponym name "Hedgerley" is derived from the Old English meaning "Hycga's woodland clearing". In manorial rolls in 1195 it was recorded as Huggeleg.
DistrictSouth Bucks
Post townSlough
Administrative CountyBuckinghamshire
Traditional CountyBuckinghamshire
OS GridSU9687
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
Population884 (2001 Census)
 

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

Hedgerley Dean

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

Hedgerley, par. and vil., SE. Bucks, 2¾ miles SE. of Beaconsfield, 1097 ac., pop. 132; P.O.; in vicinity of vil. is the seat of Hedgerley Park.

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