Chiltern Hills

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Chiltern Hills,

range of chalk hills, c.45 mi (70 km) long and 15 to 20 mi (24–32 km) wide, S England, NW of London, extending NE from Goring Gap. Its highest elevation is Coombe Hill (852 ft/260 m), SE of Aylesbury. Chiltern timber supports the local furniture industry. Roman works have been found in the hills.

Chiltern Hills


an upland in southeastern Great Britain, on the edge of the London Basin. The upland, with elevations to 260 m, is a cuesta ridge extending from southwest to northeast for 100 km. It is composed of limestones and is dissected into hills by lateral valleys. The slopes have stands of oak, beech, and hornbeam.

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Tory Mrs Gillan had previously threatened to resign over HS2, which will cut through swathes of her Chesham and Amersham constituency in Buckinghamshire's Chiltern Hills.
But the decision was delayed until this month, with Ms Greening understood to be considering whether a pounds 500m tunnel should be bored to minimise impact on the Chiltern Hills landscape, a Tory heartland.
Apart from saving about 23 minutes on the journey between London and Birmingham, and about twice that from Manchester and a bit more from Leeds, it would involve cutting a large swathe through unspoilt and productive farmland, nearer London through an area of outstanding natural beauty, the Chiltern Hills.
Transport Secretary Justine Greening is understood to be considering whether a pounds 500 million tunnel should be bored to minimise impact on the Chiltern Hills landscape.
Beechdean, founded in 1989, will manufacture the new Loseley products at its two farm-based facilities, one in southeast England at the family's 600-acre dairy farm in the Chiltern Hills and at the company's state-of-the-art new factory on a dairy farm in Cheshire in the northwest.
He is expected to announce that 1,100 seater HSR trains will arrive and depart from a new London station, with the train route expected to pass through the picturesque Chiltern Hills to Birmingham.
The line will almost certainly pass through the picturesque Chiltern Hills in Buckinghamshire and on to the West Midlands.
It has a modern facility based in the Chiltern Hills.
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