St. Giles' parish church tower
Cheddington is a village and
civil parish in the Aylesbury Vale district of Buckinghamshire.
The parish has an area of 1,429 acres (578 ha). The village is
about 6 miles north-east of Aylesbury and three miles north of
Tring in Hertfordshire. The hamlet of Cooks Wharf has grown up
where the main road into the village from Pitstone crosses the
Grand Union Canal.
The earliest known record of the
village is in the Domesday Book in which it is called
Cetendone, which is Old English for "Cetta's Hill". The
Church of England parish church of Saint Giles was originally
Cheddington manor house is a much
gabled and half timbered red brick building under a tiled roof,
dating from the 16th century.
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