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Latimer, Buckinghamshire

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Latimer, Buckinghamshire

Latimer is a village and civil parish that sits on the border between Buckinghamshire and Hertfordshire, in England. The parish forms part of the Buckinghamshire district of Chiltern. Latimer parish includes the villages of Latimer, Ley Hill and Tyler's Hill. Latimer was originally joined with the adjacent village of Chenies. Both were anciently called Isenhampstead, at a time when there was a royal palace in the vicinity.
Post townCHESHAM
Administrative CountyBuckinghamshire
Traditional CountyBuckinghamshire
OS GridTQ0099
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
Police AuthorityThames Valley
Fire and Rescue AuthorityBuckinghamshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityBuckinghamshire
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Central
Dialling code01494

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

Islehamsted ~ Latimers

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

Latimer, vil., Chesham par., Bucks, on river Chess, 3½ miles SE. of Chesham; P.O.; in vicinity is Latimer House, seat of Lord Chesham.

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