Marlow Bottom

Marlow Bottom
Marlow Bottom
Marlow Bottom
Location within Buckinghamshire
Population3,295 [1]
3,438 (2011 Census)[2]
OS grid referenceSU845885
Civil parish
  • Marlow Bottom
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townMARLOW
Postcode districtSL7
Dialling code01628
PoliceThames Valley
FireBuckinghamshire
AmbulanceSouth Central
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Buckinghamshire
51°35′24″N 0°46′54″W / 51.5901°N 0.7816°W / 51.5901; -0.7816Coordinates: 51°35′24″N 0°46′54″W / 51.5901°N 0.7816°W / 51.5901; -0.7816

Marlow Bottom is a linear village occupying a valley to the north of Marlow, Buckinghamshire. It is also a civil parish in Wycombe district having been created in November 2007. Formerly it was part of the parish of Great Marlow.

Marlow Bottom is 25 to 30 minutes walk from the centre of Marlow town, and the river Thames. It has shops, including a newsagent, vet, chemist, dentist, music shop, dog grooming parlour, Italian restaurant and fish & chip shop, a large primary school, (Burford School), a private members club (The Barn Club, for valley residents), a village hall and two small churches (Anglican and Methodist) which form a Local Ecumenical Partnership "The Lantern", where the local Boy Scout and Girl Guide groups and similar voluntary groups meet. Marlow Bottom is also home to the Rebellion Beer Company, a local brewery producing regular and seasonal beers.

Education

The primary school in Marlow Bottom is Burford County Combined School. It provides schooling for children aged 4–11, who will go on to either a local grammar school or secondary modern school depending on their results in the eleven-plus exam.

Points of interest

References

  1. ^ 2001 Census
  2. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 24 November 2016.