Dashwood Arms, Piddington, 2010
Dashwood Arms, Piddington, 2010

Piddington is a hamlet in the parish of Piddington and Wheeler End in Buckinghamshire, England. It is located on the main A40 between Stokenchurch and West Wycombe.

Piddington originally comprised a number of scattered farmsteads, a workhouse and manor house. Surviving buildings of which date to the 16th and 17th centuries.[1] The Dashwood Roadhouse pub was originally named “The Dashwood Arms” pub is located at the end of Old Oxford Road. At the turn of the century[which?], a furniture factory was established and the hamlet grew under its influence. The factory is no more, but a small light industrial area now stands on its site, with places named as Algamated Tires & Exhausts business and West Wycombe Motors there.

There are no shops in Piddington - the nearest being in West Wycombe or Lane End. However, there is a village hall (which hosts many regular events including the annual Piddington Horticultural Society Show) and is the local voting centre, a playing field is located at the bottom of the hamlet, on Princes Street.[2]

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