Stoke Poges

/stohk' poh"jis/
a village in S Buckinghamshire, in S England, W of London: the churchyard here is believed to be the setting of Gray's Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard.

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▪ historical village, England, United Kingdom
 town (parish), South Bucks district, administrative and historic county of Buckinghamshire, England, just north of Slough. It has become a fashionable residential area on the lower slopes of the Chiltern Hills, with a famous golf club on the site of a manor house built by William Penn, the founder of Pennsylvania. Thomas Gray (Gray, Thomas), the poet, is buried in the churchyard, reputedly the setting for his “Elegy Written in a Country Church Yard” (published 1751). Pop. (2001) 4,414.

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