infobox UK place
country = England
population = 95 [ [http://www.wycombe.gov.uk/uploads/documents/Community%20and%20living/bourne.pdf Wycombe DC Parish Fact file 2001 Census] ]
region= South East England
postcode_district = HP10
Hedsor is a small
villageand civil parishwithin Wycombedistrict in Buckinghamshire, England, in the very south of the county, near the River Thamesand Bourne End.
The village name is Anglo Saxon in origin, and means 'Hædde's cliff', referring to the position of the village on a cliff overlooking the Thames.
Hedsor Housewas the ancient seat of the de Hedsorfamily, who took their name from the village. They owned it at the time of the Domesday Bookin 1086. The modern manor house was built in 1778, and stands on a hill in the village, commanding an excellent view of the Thames and of Berkshire.
In 1583 Rowland Hynd built a new Tudor Manor House at Hedsor which was badly damaged by fire in 1795 and eventually demolished in 1865. At about this time the Architect James Knowles was commissioned by the fourth Lord Boston to design a new house at Hedsor.
Hedsor Houseremained as the Boston's magnificent stately home until the early 20th century, during which time Queen Victoria was said to be a frequent visitor to house and its beautiful surrounding parkland.
The parish church is dedicated to
* [http://www.hedsor.com/ Hedsor House]
* [http://www.stnicholashedsor.org.uk/ The Parish Church of St. Nicholas, Hedsor]
* [http://www.wycombe.gov.uk/uploads/documents/Community%20and%20living/bourne.pdf Government Hedsor Factfile]
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