Hardwick, Buckinghamshire

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Coordinates: 51°51′48″N 0°49′55″W / 51.8634°N 0.8320°W / 51.8634; -0.8320

Hardwick
Hardwick is located in Buckinghamshire
Hardwick
Hardwick
 Hardwick shown within Buckinghamshire
Population 315 [1]
OS grid reference SP805192
Civil parish Hardwick
District Aylesbury Vale
Shire county Buckinghamshire
Region South East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town AYLESBURY
Postcode district HP22
Dialling code 01296
Police Thames Valley
Fire Buckinghamshire
Ambulance South Central
EU Parliament South East England
UK Parliament Aylesbury
List of places
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Hardwick is both a village and a civil parish within the Aylesbury Vale district in Buckinghamshire, England. It is in the Aylesbury Vale, about four miles north of Aylesbury.

Hardwick is a common place name in England, of Anglo Saxon origin meaning 'livestock farm'. In the Domesday Book of 1086 the village was known as Harduich.

Nearby Weedon is a hamlet in the parish of Hardwick.

The parish church is dedicated to St Mary the Virgin, and the churchyard contains a grave for the soldiers who died during the English Civil War at the Battle of Aylesbury in 1642.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Neighbourhood Statistics 2011 Census, Accessed 3 February 2013
  2. ^ Quick, Kevin (8 November 2000). "The Battle of Aylesbury, 1642". Genuki. Retrieved 2010-08-11. 

External links[edit]

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