Botley, Buckinghamshire

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Botley
Botley is located in Buckinghamshire
Botley
Botley
Location within Buckinghamshire
OS grid referenceSP9802
Civil parish
  • Chesham
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townCHESHAM
Postcode districtHP5
Dialling code01494
PoliceThames Valley
FireBuckinghamshire
AmbulanceSouth Central
EU ParliamentSouth East England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Buckinghamshire
51°42′29″N 0°34′59″W / 51.708°N 0.583°W / 51.708; -0.583Coordinates: 51°42′29″N 0°34′59″W / 51.708°N 0.583°W / 51.708; -0.583

Botley is a hamlet in the civil parish of Chesham, in Buckinghamshire, England.[1][2]

The hamlet name is Anglo Saxon in origin, and means Botta's Clearing.

Botley includes the Hen and Chickens public house, Botley Stores shop (which closed permanently in April 2017) and Goose Acre pond. Most of the houses in Botley are on Botley Road. Botley is divided between the civil parishes of Chesham and Latimer. Botley merges into the village of Ley Hill.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ordnance Survey: Landranger map sheet 165 Aylesbury & Leighton Buzzard (Thame & Berkhamsted) (Map). Ordnance Survey. 2012. ISBN 9780319229163.
  2. ^ "Ordnance Survey: 1:50,000 Scale Gazetteer" (csv (download)). www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk. Ordnance Survey. 1 January 2016. Retrieved 30 January 2016.