Filgrave

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Filgrave is a hamlet in the Borough of Milton Keynes and ceremonial Buckinghamshire, England.[1] [2] It is about three miles north of Newport Pagnell.

The hamlet name is an Old English language word, and means 'Fygla's grove'.[3] In manorial rolls of 1241 it was listed as Filegrave.

Civil parish[edit]

Together with its neighbouring village , it forms the civil parish of Tyringham and Filgrave.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ordnance Survey: Landranger map sheet 152 Northampton & Milton Keynes (Buckingham & Daventry) (Map). Ordnance Survey. 2014. ISBN 9780319231715. 
  2. ^ "Ordnance Survey: 1:50,000 Scale Gazetteer" (csv (download)). www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk. Ordnance Survey. 1 January 2016. Retrieved 18 February 2016. 
  3. ^ Mills, A.D. (2011) [first published 1991]. A Dictionary of British Place Names (First edition revised 2011 ed.). Oxford: Oxford University Press. p. 188. ISBN 9780199609086. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Filgrave at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 52°07′32″N 0°43′54″W / 52.12556°N 0.73167°W / 52.12556; -0.73167