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Princes Risborough a Brief Guide: Princes Risborough is a small market town located in the county of Buckinghamshire (Bucks), England, it sits about 8 miles north-west of High Wycombe and approximately nine miles south of the county town, Aylesbury. In 2011, Princes Risborough had a population of 8,101 (a rise on the 2001 figure of 7,978). The town sits at the foot of the beautiful Chiltern Hills and can be accessed via the A4010 which runs between West Wycombe and Stoke Mandeville.

When the Domesday Book was put together in 1086, the town was simply known as Risborough and was a royal manor (prior to the conquest controlled by King Harold). The name comes from the old English which means something like "brushwood covered hills" or "scrub covered hills". The name was changed to Princes Risborough after it was held by Edward the Black Prince in 1344. The area was obviously inhabited a long time before this and in all probability developed as a link for those travelling between the River Thames and the Icknield Way, due to its lying in a broad gap in the Chiltern Hills.

Princes Risborough became a market town in 1523 when it was issued a royal charter by Henry VIII, this allowed the town to hold a market weekly (on Thursdays) and 2 annual fairs (which are still held at present in October and May).

Today Princes Risborough is a vibrant little town, though the centre and High St has been somewhat less busy since the completion of the "by-pass" New Road in the late 1980's.

The postcode for Princes Risborough is HP27 while the phone dialling code for Princes Risborough is 01844.

Some of the places surrounding Princes Risborough include: Stoke Mandeville, Dunsmore, Meadle, Walter's Ash, Emmington, Butler's Cross, Longwick, Great Hampden, Great Kimble, Owlswick, Crowell, Skittle Green, Parkfield, Little Kimble, Green Hailey, Speen, Kingston Blount, Monks Risborough, Henton, Towersey, Aston Rowant, Bradenham, Wendover, Holly Green, Little Hampden, Lacey Green, Loosley Row, Bledlow Ridge, Horsenden, Kingsey, Whiteleaf, Pitch Green, Chinnor, Ilmer, Bledlow, Kimble Wick, Aston Sandford, Prestwood, Askett, Sydenham, Parslows Hillock.

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