Egypt, Buckinghamshire

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Egypt
Egypt is located in Buckinghamshire
Egypt
Egypt
Egypt shown within Buckinghamshire
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Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town SLOUGH
Postcode district SL2
Dialling code 01753
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51°33′49″N 0°36′54″W / 51.563706°N 0.615106°W / 51.563706; -0.615106Coordinates: 51°33′49″N 0°36′54″W / 51.563706°N 0.615106°W / 51.563706; -0.615106

Egypt is a hamlet in the South Bucks district of Buckinghamshire, England.[1][2] It is located within Farnham Royal civil parish, just to the north of Farnham Common, and on the edge of Burnham Beeches.

It is thought that the hamlet was so named because it was a common settling point for Gypsies, as it was once thought that Gypsies came from Egypt.[original research?]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ordnance Survey: Landranger map sheet 175 Reading & Windsor (Henley-on-Thames & Bracknell) (Map). Ordnance Survey. 2012. ISBN 9780319232149. 
  2. ^ "Ordnance Survey: 1:50,000 Scale Gazetteer" (csv (download)). www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk. Ordnance Survey. 1 January 2016. Retrieved 18 February 2016.