Lillingstone Dayrell

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Lillingstone Dayrell
Lillingstone Dayrell is located in Buckinghamshire
Lillingstone Dayrell
Lillingstone Dayrell
Lillingstone Dayrell shown within Buckinghamshire
Population 103 (2011 Census)[1]
OS grid reference SP705395
Civil parish
  • Lillingstone Dayrell with Luffield Abbey
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district MK18
Dialling code 01280
Police Thames Valley
Fire Buckinghamshire
Ambulance South Central
EU Parliament South East England
UK Parliament
List of places
52°02′58″N 0°58′43″W / 52.0494°N 0.9787°W / 52.0494; -0.9787Coordinates: 52°02′58″N 0°58′43″W / 52.0494°N 0.9787°W / 52.0494; -0.9787

Lillingstone Dayrell is a village in Buckinghamshire, England. It is in Aylesbury Vale, about three and a half miles north of Buckingham, eight miles west of Milton Keynes and five miles south of Towcester. Lillingstone Dayrell with Luffield Abbey and the neighbouring hamlet of Lillingstone Lovell are separate civil parishes within Aylesbury Vale district.

The village name 'Lillingstone' is Anglo Saxon in origin, and means 'Lytel's boundary stone', referring to the proximity of both places to the border with Northamptonshire. In the Domesday Book of 1086 both settlements were recorded jointly as Lillingestan though already at that time there were two manors owned respectively by the Dayrell and Lovell families. The suffix 'Dayrell' (as 'Dayerell') was first recorded in the fourteenth century. The Dayrell family were Lords of the Manor from the fourteenth century until the 1880s.[2]

Church of St Nicholas of Myra

The parish church of Lillingstone Dayrell is dedicated to St Nicholas of Myra.


  1. ^ Neighbourhood Statistics 2011 Census Accessed 3 February 2013
  2. ^ 'Parishes : Lillingstone Dayrell' – Victoria History of the Counties of England, A History of the County of Buckingham: Volume 4 (1927), pp. 187-191. Date accessed: 14 January 2012

External links

  • The deserted medieval village and the surviving church
  • North Buckingham Parish

Retrieved from ""
This content was retrieved from Wikipedia :
This page is based on the copyrighted Wikipedia article "Lillingstone Dayrell"; it is used under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License (CC-BY-SA). You may redistribute it, verbatim or modified, providing that you comply with the terms of the CC-BY-SA