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Tattenhoe

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Tattenhoe is an area of Milton Keynes New City, in the Borough of Milton Keynes, England. It is located to the south of the city, not far from the Roman road Watling Street and the ruins of Snelshall Priory. It contains Howe Park Wood, one of England's few remaining primeval woodlands and home to a wide variety of wildlife, notably Odonata.

The village (which formed part of Buckinghamshire until it was included in the Milton Keynes development) consisted of just three farms and the church of Saint Giles, but was recognised as a village (rather than a hamlet) because it had its own parish.

Its name is Anglo Saxon in origin, and means 'Tatta's spur of land'.

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