Leofwine Shield

About Leofwine Shield

The Leofwine Shield is awarded each year to the town or village that gains the highest number of points in the Buckinghamshire Best Kept Village Competition.

Leofwine Godwinson was a younger brother of Harold II of England. Following the death of his father, Leofwine was made Earl of Kent, Essex, Middlesex, Hertford, Surrey and Buckinghamshire. Along with his brothers, Leofwine was killed in the Battle of Hastings in 1066.


Leofwine shield

Current holder of the Leofwine Shield pictured: Chalfont St. Giles

 

Leofwine Shield Winners

Year - WinnerYear - Winner
1979 - Coleshill1999 - Chalfont St. Peter
1980 - St. Leonards2000 - Amersham
1981 - Chalfont St. Peter2001 - Chenies
1982 - Seer Green2002 - Chalfont St. Giles
1983 - Little Missenden2003 - Seer Green
1984 - St. Leonards2004 - Coleshill
1985 - Chenies2005 - Chalfont St. Peter
1986 - Chenies2006 - Coleshill
1987 - Chalfont St. Peter2007 - Hyde Heath
1988 - Amersham2008 - Chalfont St. Peter
1989 - Amersham2009 - Jordans
1990 - Chalfont St. Peter2010 - Chalfont St. Giles
1991 - Amersham2011 - Chalfont St. Peter
1992 - Seer Green2012 - Chalfont St. Peter
1993 - Chesham2013 - Seer Green
1994 - Chalfont St. Peter2014 - Chalfont St. Peter
1995 - Amersham and Chesham (Joint winners)2015 - Chalfont St Peter
1996 - Chalfont St. Giles2016 - Chalfont St Giles
1997 - Chalfont St. Peter2017 - TBA
1998 - Chenies