Astwood


Astwood

infobox UK place
country = England
official_name= Astwood
unitary_england= Milton Keynes
lieutenancy_england= Buckinghamshire
region= South East England
constituency_westminster=Milton Keynes North East
post_town= MILTON KEYNES
postcode_area= MK
postcode_district= MK16
dial_code= 01908
population= 131 [ [http://www.neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk/dissemination/LeadTableView.do?a=7&b=791808&c=astwood&d=16&e=15&g=410018&i=1001x1003x1004&m=0&r=1&s=1217200704065&enc=1&dsFamilyId=779 Neighbourhood Statistics 2001 Census] ]
os_grid_reference= SP951473
latitude= 52.1161
longitude= -0.6105

Astwood is a village and civil parish in the Borough of Milton Keynes, ceremonial Buckinghamshire, England, on the border with Bedfordshire.

The village name is Anglo Saxon and means "Eastern Wood".

The parish church of St Peter is considered by some as being one of the prettiest in the country. All of the older buildings in the village have thatched roofs making for a very quaint rural setting.

ee also

*Astwood Bank in Worcestershire.

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