Saint Mary the Virgin parish church
Hedgerley shown within Buckinghamshire
|Population||873 (2011 Census)|
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|EU Parliament||South East England|
Hedgerley is a village and civil parish in South Bucks district in Buckinghamshire, England. The parish is 1.5 miles (2.4 km) west of Gerrards Cross and 3 miles (4.8 km) 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).
There is a village street of red brick and timber framed cottages, amongst which Victoria Cottages date from the 16th century. Above the village on the hillside is the Church of England parish church of Saint Mary the Virgin was designed by the Gothic Revival architect Benjamin Ferrey and built in 1852. The Tudor Revival Rectory was built in 1846. Some scenes from Lionel Jeffries' 1972 family film 'The Amazing Mr Blunden' were filmed in the village and at the church. The village also featured in an episode of the 'Midsomer Murders' television series.
Local Fields are called the "sea-fields" because during spring they become full with bluebells and look like a body of water when the wind blows across them.
- Neighbourhood Statistics 2011 Census, Accessed 2 February 2013
- A Vision of Britain through Time: Relationships / unit history of Hedgerley
- Oxford Dictionary of Place Names[clarification needed]
- Pevsner, 1973, page 160
- Pevsner, Nikolaus (1973) . The Buildings of England: Buckinghamshire. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books. p. 160. ISBN 0-14-071019-1.
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