Loudwater  Buckinghamshire


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Loudwater like this:

LOUDWATER, a village and a chapelry in High Wycombe parish, Bucks. The village stands on an affluent of the river Thames, adjacent to the Maidenhead and Thame railway, 3 miles SE of High Wycombe; and has a station on the railway, and a post office under High Wycombe. The area and pop. of the chapelry are returned with the parish. ...

The manor belongs to the Dowager Lady Dashwood. Flackwell Heath commands a charming view of the valley of the Thames. There are paper mills. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Oxford. Value, £137.* Patrons, Trustees. The church is a good brick building of 1791.

Loudwater through time

Loudwater is now part of Wycombe district. Click here for graphs and data of how Wycombe has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Loudwater itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Loudwater, in Wycombe and Buckinghamshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 10th July 2020

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