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Long Marston, Hertfordshire

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Long Marston, Hertfordshire

Long Marston is a small village to the north of Tring in Hertfordshire, in the Tring Rural parish council area. It is located roughly 5 miles east of Aylesbury and 11 miles north-west of Hemel Hempstead. The name of the village is likely to derive from 'Mershton', literally Marsh Farm, a reference to its propensity for flooding http://www. hertfordshire-genealogy. co. uk/data/books/books-0/book0053-placenames. htm . By 1751 this had developed into the name Long Marcon http://www. stcross.
Post townTring
Administrative CountyHertfordshire
Traditional CountyHertfordshire
OS GridSP8915
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityHertfordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHertfordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHertfordshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01296

Other names by which Long Marston, Hertfordshire has been known in the past

Marston ~ Marston Long

Long Marston, Hertfordshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Marston, Long.-- vil. (ry. sta. Marston Gate), Tring par., Herts, and eccl. dist., partly also in Drayton Beauchamp par., Bucks - dist., pop. 494; vil., 3¾ miles NW. of Tring; P.O.

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