Brill, Buckinghamshire

Brill
Brill windmill April 2017.jpg
Brill windmill
Brill is located in Buckinghamshire
Brill
Brill
Brill shown within Buckinghamshire
Population 1,141 (2011 Census) [1]
OS grid reference SP658139
Civil parish
  • Brill
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Aylesbury
Postcode district HP18
Dialling code 01844
Police Thames Valley
Fire Buckinghamshire
Ambulance South Central
EU Parliament South East England
UK Parliament
Website Brill Village Website
List of places
UK
England
Buckinghamshire
51°49′12″N 1°03′07″W / 51°49′12″N 1°03′07″W / 51.820; -1.052

Brill is a village and civil parish in Aylesbury Vale district in Buckinghamshire, England, close to the boundary with Oxfordshire. It is about 4 miles (6 km) north-west of Long Crendon and 7 miles (11 km) south-east of Bicester. It has a Royal charter to hold a weekly market, but has not done so for many years.

Toponymy

Brill's name is tautological, being a combination of Brythonic and Anglo Saxon words for 'hill' (Brythonic breg and Anglo Saxon hyll). In the reign of Edward the Confessor it was a town called Bruhella.

Other Languages
Cymraeg: Brill
Mirandés: Brill
polski: Brill
português: Brill
svenska: Brill (ort)