Westbury, Buckinghamshire

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Westbury
Westbury is located in Buckinghamshire
Westbury
Westbury
 Westbury shown within Buckinghamshire
Population 447 [1]
OS grid reference SP6235
Civil parish Westbury
District Aylesbury Vale
Shire county Buckinghamshire
Region South East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town BRACKLEY
Postcode district NN13
Dialling code 01280
Police Thames Valley
Fire Buckinghamshire
Ambulance South Central
EU Parliament South East England
UK Parliament Aylesbury
List of places
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Coordinates: 52°01′01″N 1°05′36″W / 52.0169°N 1.0933°W / 52.0169; -1.0933

Westbury is a village and civil parish in the Aylesbury Vale district of Buckinghamshire, England, about 2.5 miles (4.0 km) east of Brackley and 5 miles (8.0 km) west of Buckingham. It is close to the A422 and the border with Oxfordshire.

The village was given by King Edward IV to the Company of Cooks in London[when?], and has since been sold into private hands.[citation needed]

The parish church is St Augustine, a Grade II* listed building. The church dates back to the 13th century, though much restored in 1863.[2] The church tower house four bells, one of which dates back to the 14th century.[3]

The village is home to Beachborough School, a private prep school established originally in Hampshire in 1910, but relocated to Wesbury in 1942 in the manor house.[4]

The village has a website providing information regarding the services and events taking place in the village. www.westburyvillage.org

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Statistics 2011 Census, Accessed 3 February 2013
  2. ^ "Church of St Augustine, Westbury". British Listed Buildings. Retrieved 27 September 2013. 
  3. ^ "St. Augustine, Westbury, Bucks". Oxford Diocesan Guild of Church Bell Ringers. Retrieved 27 September 2013. 
  4. ^ "About Us". Beachborough School. Retrieved 27 September 2013. 


External links[edit]

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