What villages are in England?

What is the most common village name in England?

Most Common British Place Names (Ordnance Survey)

  • Newton.
  • Blackhill / Black Hill.
  • Castlehill / Castle Hill.
  • Mountpleasant / Mount Pleasant.
  • Woodside / Wood Side.
  • Newtown / New Town.
  • Burnside.
  • Greenhill / Green Hill.

What’s the largest village in England?

Although not the largest by population or area, Meopham is claimed to be the longest village in Europe, being 7 miles (11km) in length.


Village Kidlington
Ceremonial county Oxfordshire
Population 2011 Census 15,046
Area (km²) 9.12

What is the oldest village in England?

A Wiltshire town has been confirmed as the longest continuous settlement in the United Kingdom. Amesbury, including Stonehenge, has been continually occupied since 8820BC, experts have found.

What is a chocolate box village?

adjective [ADJECTIVE noun] Chocolate-box places or images are very pretty but in a boring or conventional way. [British] …a village of chocolate-box timbered houses.

What is the difference between a town and a village UK?

A village is also small but may have houses, a primary school, a few shops, a Post Office and a village hall. A town is larger than a village, with lots of houses, primary and secondary schools, as well as sometimes having a railway station and shopping centre.

Is Thorpe a Viking name?

The name can either come from Old Norse þorp (also thorp), or from Old English (Anglo-Saxon) þrop. There are many place names in England with the suffix “-thorp” or “-thorpe”. Those of Old Norse origin are to be found in Northumberland, County Durham, Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, Cambridgeshire, Norfolk, and Suffolk.

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Where is the largest town in England?

London is the largest city in both England and the United Kingdom, followed by Birmingham. Northampton is the largest town without city status.

100 Largest Cities and Towns in the UK by Population.

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City/Town London
Ceremonial county London
Region London
Population 8,907,918