Burcott, Wing, Buckinghamshire

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Burcott is located in Buckinghamshire
 Burcott shown within Buckinghamshire
OS grid reference SP8723
Civil parish Wing
District Aylesbury Vale
Shire county Buckinghamshire
Region South East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district LU7
Dialling code 01296
Police Thames Valley
Fire Buckinghamshire
Ambulance South Central
EU Parliament South East England
UK Parliament Aylesbury
List of places

Coordinates: 51°54′19″N 0°43′23″W / 51.905357°N 0.722988°W / 51.905357; -0.722988

Burcott is a hamlet in the parish of Wing, Buckinghamshire, England. [1] [2] Burcott is a common place name in the English language. The place name is Old English and refers to a fortified cottage.

Today the hamlet of Burcott has been almost swallowed up by the growth of Wing, though it is still marked on modern maps, and on the road sign as you enter Wing from the Soulbury road. It is distinguishable by those who know the village well, as being that part of Wing that is on the hill on the north side of the village, separated by an allotment.

Most of the houses in Burcott stand on the "High Street", which is a crescent shaped road that joins Soulbury Road at each end. Ivy Lane and Mount Pleasant Road both branch off the High Street.


  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.