Edlesborough


Edlesborough

infobox UK place
country = England
official_name= Edlesborough
latitude= 51.8653
longitude= -0.5872
population = 2.754 [ [http://www.neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk/dissemination/LeadTableView.do?a=7&b=792037&c=edlesborough&d=16&e=15&g=424146&i=1001x1003x1004&m=0&r=1&s=1216325259185&enc=1&dsFamilyId=779 Neighbourhood Statistics 2001 Census] ]
civil_parish= Edlesborough
shire_district= Aylesbury Vale
shire_county = Buckinghamshire
region= South East England
constituency_westminster=Buckingham
post_town= DUNSTABLE
postcode_district= LU6
postcode_area= LU
dial_code= 01525

Edlesborough is a village and is also a civil parish within Aylesbury Vale district in Buckinghamshire, England. It is adjacent to the village of Eaton Bray over the county boundary in Bedfordshire, about three miles WSW of Dunstable.

The village name is Anglo Saxon in origin, and means 'Eadwulf's barrow'. It was listed in the Domesday Book of 1086 as "Eddinberge".

Included within the parish border of Edlesborough are the hamlets of Dagnall, Northall and part of Ringshall. Hudnall was transferred in 1885 to the parish of Little Gaddesden in Hertfordshire. [ [http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/relationships.jsp?u_id=10195950 Vision of Britain: Edlesborough Relationships] ] "RAF Edlesborough" was a radio station near Dagnall.

Edlesborough School is a community primary school, which takes children from the age of four through to the age of eleven. The school has approximately 250 pupils. The nearest secondary school is The Cottesloe School in Wing.

The village was once a centre for the straw plait industry.

References

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External links

* [http://www.edlesborough.gov.uk/ Edlesborough Parish Council]
* [http://www.edlesborough.bucks.sch.uk/ Edlesborough School]


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