Burston, Buckinghamshire

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Burston is a small hamlet near Rowsham in Buckinghamshire about three miles north of Aylesbury.

Originally an Iron Age settlement, it was overlooked by a defensive position on high ground (Burston Hill). Today, Burston consists of a few farms, including Burston Hill Farm, Lower Burston and Burston Ridge Farm, but in the valley below, earthworks of the old settlement remain.

Burston Hill, a high point to the north of the Vale of Aylesbury offers commanding views across the Vale and the Chiltern Hills.


Coordinates: 51°51′36″N 0°47′06″W / 51.860°N 0.785°W / 51.860; -0.785