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Amersham

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Amersham is a market town 27 miles north west of London, in the Chiltern Hills, England. It is part of the London commuter belt.

Amersham is split into two distinct areas: Old Amersham, set in the valley of the River Misbourne, which contains the 13th century parish church of St. Mary's and several old pubs and coaching inns; and Amersham-on-the-Hill, which grew rapidly around the railway station in the early part of the 20th century.

Records date back to pre-Anglo-Saxon times, when it was known as Egmondesham.

In 1200 Geoffrey, Earl of Essex obtained a charter for Amersham allowing him to hold a Friday market and a fair on 7 and 8 September. In 1613 a new charter was granted to Edward, Earl of Bedford, changing the market day to Tuesday and establishing a statute fair on 19 September.

The area of the town now known as Amersham on the Hill was referred to as Amersham Common until after the arrival of the Metropolitan Line in 1892. After this date growth of the new area of the town gradually accelerated, with much work being done by the architect John Kennard). It is now known locally as the Top Town.

Amersham is linked to London by the Metropolitan Line of London Underground and is the last station on the Metropolitan main line. Much of this line is shared with the mainline railway service, which runs from Marylebone to Aylesbury.

The construction of the railway line was controversial at the time and objections from local landowners prevented its construction until 1892.


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THE STREETS OF AMERSHAM
Ash Grove, HP6 Ash Grove is a road in the HP6 postcode area
Batchelors Way, HP7 Batchelors Way is a road in the HP7 postcode area
Bensheim Way, HP6 Bensheim Way is a road in the HP6 postcode area
Berry Field Park, HP6 Berry Field Park is a road in the HP6 postcode area
Birch Close, HP6 Birch Close is a road in the HP6 postcode area
Birch Gardens, HP7 Birch Gardens is a road in the HP7 postcode area
Black Acre Close, HP7 Black Acre Close is a road in the HP7 postcode area
Blackhorse Crescent, HP6 Blackhorse Crescent is a road in the HP6 postcode area
Bramble Lane, HP7 Bramble Lane is a road in the HP7 postcode area
Bray Court, HP6 A street within the HP6 postcode
Brudenell Close, HP6 Brudenell Close is a road in the HP6 postcode area
Buckingham Court, HP6 A street within the HP6 postcode
Chequers Hill, HP7 Chequers Hill is a road in the HP7 postcode area
Cherry Lane, HP7 A street within the HP7 postcode
Cherry Orchard, HP6 A street within the HP6 postcode
Chestnut Close, HP6 Chestnut Close is a road in the HP6 postcode area
Chestnut Lane, HP6 Chestnut Lane is a road in the HP6 postcode area
Chiltern Avenue, HP6 A street within the HP6 postcode
Chiltern Business Centre 63-65, HP6 A street within the HP6 postcode
Church Street, HP7 A street within the HP7 postcode
Clare Park, HP7 Clare Park is a road in the HP7 postcode area
Copperkins Lane, HP6 Copperkins Lane is a road in the HP6 postcode area
Dane Close, HP7 Dane Close is a road in the HP7 postcode area
Devonshire Close, HP6 Devonshire Close is a road in the HP6 postcode area
Eagle Close, HP6 Eagle Close is a road in the HP6 postcode area
Earls Gardens, HP7 A street within the HP7 postcode
Eskdale Lodge, HP6 A street within the HP6 postcode
Fieldway, HP7 Fieldway is a road in the HP7 postcode area
Forest Cottages, HP6 A street within the HP6 postcode
Gore Hill, HP7 A street within the HP7 postcode
Gravel Dell Cottages, HP5 A street within the HP5 postcode
Grimsdell’s Lane, HP6 Grimsdell’s Lane is a road in the HP6 postcode area
Grove Road, HP6 Grove Road is a road in the HP6 postcode area
Hazell Park, HP7 Hazell Park is a road in the HP7 postcode area
High Coppice, HP7 High Coppice is a road in the HP7 postcode area
High View Place, HP7 High View Place is a road in the HP7 postcode area
Highmoor, HP7 Highmoor is a road in the HP7 postcode area
Highover Park, HP7 Highover Park is a road in the HP7 postcode area
Hill Farm, HP5 A street within the HP7 postcode
Hillside Gardens, HP7 Hillside Gardens is a road in the HP7 postcode area
Hundred Acres Lane, HP7 Hundred Acres Lane is a road in the HP7 postcode area
Hyrons Close, HP6 Hyrons Close is a road in the HP6 postcode area
Hyrons Lane, HP6 Hyrons Lane is a road in the HP6 postcode area
Inglewood House, HP7 A street within the HP7 postcode
Kennard’s Court, HP6 Kennard’s Court is a road in the HP6 postcode area
Kennards Court, HP6 A street within the HP6 postcode
King George V Road, HP6 King George V Road is a road in the HP6 postcode area
Kirkham Way, HP6 Kirkham Way is a road in the HP6 postcode area
Lexham Gardens, HP6 Lexham Gardens is a road in the HP6 postcode area
Leywood Close, HP7 Leywood Close is a road in the HP7 postcode area
Lime Tree Walk, HP7 Lime Tree Walk is a road in the HP7 postcode area
London Road East, HP7 London Road East is a road in the HP7 postcode area
London Road West, HP7 London Road West is a road in the HP7 postcode area
London Road, HP7 London Road is a road in the HP7 postcode area
Longfield Drive, HP7 Longfield Drive is a road in the HP7 postcode area
Malden Close, HP6 A street within the HP6 postcode
Market Square, HP7 A street within the HP7 postcode
Meadow Bank Close, HP7 Meadow Bank Close is a road in the HP7 postcode area
Meadow Drive, HP6 Meadow Drive is a road in the HP6 postcode area
Middle Close, HP6 Middle Close is a small crescent in Amersham.
Millshot Drive, HP7 Millshot Drive is a road in the HP7 postcode area
Mitchell Walk, HP6 Mitchell Walk is a road in the HP6 postcode area
Mulberry Close, HP7 Mulberry Close is a road in the HP7 postcode area
North Road, HP6 North Road is a road in the HP6 postcode area
Nursery Close, HP7 Nursery Close is a road in the HP7 postcode area
Oakfield Close, HP6 Oakfield Close is a road in the HP6 postcode area
Old Farm Lane, HP7 Old Farm Lane is a road in the HP7 postcode area
Orchard End Avenue, HP7 Orchard End Avenue is a road in the HP7 postcode area
Park Road, HP6 Park Road is a road in the HP6 postcode area
Parkfield Avenue, HP6 Parkfield Avenue is a road in the HP6 postcode area
Piggotts End, HP7 Piggotts End is a road in the HP7 postcode area
Piggotts Orchard, HP7 Piggotts Orchard is a road in the HP7 postcode area
Pines Close, HP6 Pines Close is a road in the HP6 postcode area
Plantation Way, HP6 Plantation Way is a road in the HP6 postcode area
Pomeroy Close, HP7 Pomeroy Close is a road in the HP7 postcode area
Popes Close, HP6 Popes Close is a road in the HP6 postcode area
Quill Hall Lane, HP6 Quill Hall Lane is a road in the HP6 postcode area
Raans Road, HP6 Raans Road is a road in the HP6 postcode area
Rectory Hill, HP6 Rectory Hill is a road in the HP6 postcode area
Rectory Way, HP7 Rectory Way is a road in the HP7 postcode area
Rickmansworth Road, HP6 Rickmansworth Road is a road in the HP6 postcode area
Rose Court, HP6 A street within the HP6 postcode
Roundwood Road, HP6 Roundwood Road is a road in the HP6 postcode area
Rowan Place, HP6 A street within the HP6 postcode
Ruckles Way, HP7 Ruckles Way is a road in the HP7 postcode area
South Road, HP6 South Road is a road in the HP6 postcode area
Spinney Place, HP7 A street within the HP7 postcode
Springett Place, HP6 Springett Place is a road in the HP6 postcode area
St. Georges Industrial Estate, HP7 A street within the HP7 postcode
Stanley Hill Avenue, HP7 Stanley Hill Avenue is a road in the HP7 postcode area
Station Approach, HP6 A street within the HP6 postcode
Station Road, HP6 Station Road is a road in the HP6 postcode area
Stevens Way, HP7 A street within the HP7 postcode
Stretton Place, HP6 A street within the HP6 postcode
Stuart Court, HP6 A street within the HP6 postcode
Stubbs End Close, HP6 Stubbs End Close is a road in the HP6 postcode area
Tall Oaks, HP6 Tall Oaks is a road in the HP6 postcode area
The Gowers, HP6 The Gowers is a road in the HP6 postcode area
The Platt, HP7 A street within the HP7 postcode
The Ridgeway, HP7 The Ridgeway is a road in the HP7 postcode area
Tudor Park, HP6 Tudor Park is a road in the HP6 postcode area
Tylsworth Close, HP6 A street within the HP6 postcode
Westmount Avenue, HP7 Westmount Avenue is a road in the HP7 postcode area
Whielden Green, HP7 A street within the HP7 postcode
Whielden Street, HP7 Whielden Street is the only street with this name in the UK.
White House Court, HP6 A street within the HP6 postcode
Windmill Wood, HP6 Windmill Wood is a road in the HP6 postcode area
Woodfield Park, HP6 Woodfield Park is a road in the HP6 postcode area
York Close, HP7 York Close is a road in the HP7 postcode area


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