- Weston Turville
infobox UK place
country = England
official_name= Weston Turville
population = 2,802 [ [http://www.neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk/dissemination/LeadTableView.do?a=7&b=792105&c=Weston+Turville&d=16&e=15&g=424015&i=1001x1003x1004&m=0&r=1&s=1216765163440&enc=1&dsFamilyId=779 Neighbourhood Statistics 2001 Census] ]
region= South East England
postcode_district = HP22
Weston Turville is a
villageand also a civil parishwithin Aylesbury Valedistrict in Buckinghamshire, England. It is located about a mile and a half south east of Aylesbury.
The village name 'Weston' is Anglo Saxon in origin, and means 'western estate'. In the
Domesday Bookof 1086the village is recorded as "Westone". The suffix 'Turville' was added later, referring to the lords of the manor in the 13th century, and to differentiate the village from other places called Weston.
A notable resident of the village in the
16th centurywas Dr John Colet. It is after him that the John Colet Schoolin nearby Wendoveris named. Weston Turville was also at one time, one of the main places where Aylesbury ducks were bred.
Weston Turville has a small bird reserve which was established by BBONT (Bucks, Beds and Oxford Nature Trust), now BBOWT (Bucks, Beds and Oxford Wildlife Trust). The site has one hide and can be accessed from the main reservoir footpath.
At one time the UK TV presenter and Radio DJ
Noel Edmondshad a home in Weston Turville. Currently former Arsenal defender Nigel Winterburnlives in the village.
Weston Turville Church of England School is a mixed
voluntary aided primary school, which takes children from the age of four through to the age of eleven. The school has approximately 210 pupils.
St. Mary the Virgin is the Parish church for Weston Turville. A church has existed on the land at the end of Church Walk since the 12th century; however all that remains of the original church is the font and an octagonal shaft built into the south wall of the chancel.
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