Botley, Buckinghamshire

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Botley
Botley is located in Buckinghamshire
Botley
Botley
Botley shown within Buckinghamshire
OS grid reference SP9802
Civil parish
  • Chesham
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town CHESHAM
Postcode district HP5
Dialling code 01494
Police Thames Valley
Fire Buckinghamshire
Ambulance South Central
EU Parliament South 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 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.