Botolph Claydon
Botolph Claydon
Botolph Claydon
Location within Buckinghamshire
OS grid referenceSP7324
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townBUCKINGHAM
Postcode districtMK18
Dialling code01296
PoliceThames Valley
FireBuckinghamshire
AmbulanceSouth Central
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Buckinghamshire
51°54′52″N 0°56′09″W / 51.914362°N 0.935769°W / 51.914362; -0.935769Coordinates: 51°54′52″N 0°56′09″W / 51.914362°N 0.935769°W / 51.914362; -0.935769

Botolph Claydon is a hamlet in the civil parish of East Claydon, in Buckinghamshire, England.[1][2] It is situated about 9 miles (14 km) east of Bicester in Oxfordshire, and 7 miles (11 km) north west of Aylesbury.

Anciently the hamlet was called Botyl Claydon. The prefix comes from the Anglo-Saxon word botyl meaning 'house'. The word Claydon is also Anglo Saxon, and means 'clay hill'.

The village hall, formerly library
The village hall, formerly library

The village hall, built in 1912, was once the village library and was donated to the villages of East and Botolph Claydon by the Verney Family.[3]

References

  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.
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