Little Kingshill is a small village in the
parish of Little Missenden respectively in Buckinghamshire, England,
located in the Chiltern Hills, about five miles west of Amersham and two
and a half miles south of Great Missenden.
The hamlet name 'Kingshill' is fairly self explanatory, meaning a
hill in possession of the king. Local folklore suggests it was King John
who provided the name. The affix 'Little' was added later to
differentiate between Little Kingshill and Great Kingshill, our nearest
neighbour. There is some evidence that Little Kingshill was once
known as Pirenore.
Little Kingshill has two pubs: the Full Moon and The Prince of Wales.
Both are friendly village pubs with a good atmosphere. The Prince of
Wales contains a younger clientele where the younger generation of the
village congregate at the weekends.
In keeping with the area, Little Kingshill boasts very good primary