Weston Underwood, Buckinghamshire

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Weston Underwood
Weston Underwood - geograph.org.uk - 195518.jpg
Weston Underwood is located in Buckinghamshire
Weston Underwood
Weston Underwood
Weston Underwood shown within Buckinghamshire
Population 239 (2011 Census)[1]
OS grid reference SP889513
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town OLNEY
Postcode district MK46
Dialling code 01234
Police Thames Valley
Fire Buckinghamshire
Ambulance South Central
EU Parliament South East England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Buckinghamshire
52°09′11″N 0°42′00″W / 52.153°N 0.700°W / 52.153; -0.700Coordinates: 52°09′11″N 0°42′00″W / 52.153°N 0.700°W / 52.153; -0.700

Weston Underwood is a village and civil parish[2] in the Borough of Milton Keynes, ceremonial Buckinghamshire, England. It is located about a mile west of Olney.

The village name 'Weston' is Anglo Saxon in origin, and means 'western estate', referring to the situation of the village in relation to Olney. The affix 'Underwood' refers to the village's location to a nearby forest, possibly the Yardley Chase or Whittlewood.

Notable residents[edit]

A notable resident of the village for many years was William Cowper.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Neighbourhood Statistics 2011 Census, Accessed 4 February 2013
  2. ^ Parishes in Milton Keynes - Milton Keynes Council.

External links[edit]

Media related to Weston Underwood, Buckinghamshire at Wikimedia Commons