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is a hamlet
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in the parish
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Hambleden is a small village and civil parish within Wycombe district in the south of Buckinghamshire, England. It is about four miles west of Marlow, and about three miles north east of Henley-on-Thames in Oxfordshire....
, in Buckinghamshire
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. It lies in the Hambleden Valley in the Chiltern Hills
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, between the villages of Hambleden and Fingest
Fingest is a village in Buckinghamshire, England. It is in the Chiltern Hills near the border with Oxfordshire, about six miles WSW of High Wycombe. It lies in the civil parish of Hambleden....
The simple flint church dated from the mid 19th Century and has now been converted into a home.
There is a line of brick and timber framed cottages along one side of the road and just the one public house which is called The Frog, which was formerly known as The Kings Arms.
There used to be a police presence in the village and the local policeman was housed with his family in Hope Cottage but this was sold a good while ago and is now a private residence.