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Ruislip, Hillingdon

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Ruislip, Hillingdon

Ruislip is a suburban area of northwest London, centred on an old village in Greater London and is part of the London Borough of Hillingdon. It was formerly a parish in the county of Middlesex covering the neighbouring areas of Eastcote, Northwood, Ruislip Manor and South Ruislip in the area. The parish appears in the Domesday Book, and some of the earliest settlements still exist today, designated as local heritage sites.
Post townRUISLIP
Administrative CountyHillingdon
Traditional CountyMiddlesex
OS GridTQ0887
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionLondon
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityMetropolitan
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Ambulance AuthorityLondon
Dialling code01895
Population31,000
 

Other names by which Ruislip, Hillingdon has been known in the past

Riselip ~ Rislepe

Ruislip, Hillingdon in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Ruislip (or Riselip), par. and vil., Middlesex, 3½ miles NE. of Uxbridge, 6585 ac., pop. 1455; P.O.; near vil. is Ruislip Park, seat.

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