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Astwood, Buckinghamshire

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OS grid reference  SP951473
Unitary authority  Milton Keynes
Country  England
Dialling code  01908
Post town  Newport Pagnell
Civil parish  Astwood
Region  South East
Local time  Monday 10:49 PM
Ceremonial county  Buckinghamshire
UK parliament constituency  Milton Keynes North
Astwood, Buckinghamshire
Population  365 (2011 Census including Hardmead)
Weather  3°C, Wind SW at 16 km/h, 90% Humidity

Astwood is a village and civil parish in the borough of Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, England. It is located on the border with Bedfordshire, approximately 6 miles (9.7 km) east of Newport Pagnell and 7 miles (11 km) west of Bedford.

Map of Astwood, UK

The village name is Anglo-Saxon in origin and means "eastern wood".

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

References

Astwood, Buckinghamshire Wikipedia


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