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Linslade, Central Bedfordshire

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Linslade, Central Bedfordshire

Linslade is an English town, located on the Bedfordshire side of the Bedfordshire-Buckinghamshire border (and roughly a third-way between London and Birmingham). It abuts onto the town of Leighton Buzzard with which it forms the civil parish of Leighton-Linslade. Linslade was transferred from Buckinghamshire in 1965, and was previously a separate urban district in its own right. It remained part of the Diocese of Oxford until 2008 when it joined Leighton Buzzard in the Diocese of St Albans.
Administrative CountyCentral Bedfordshire
Traditional CountyBuckinghamshire
OS GridSP9125
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityBedfordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityBedfordshire and Luton
Fire and Rescue AuthorityBedfordshire and Luton
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01525

Other names by which Linslade, Central Bedfordshire has been known in the past

Linchlade ~ Lincelada

Linslade, Central Bedfordshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Linslade (or Linchlade), par. and vil., Bucks, in E. of co., on river Ouzel and Grand Junction Canal, 2 miles NW. of Leighton Buzzard, 1693 ac. (26 water), pop. 1724; in vicinity of vil. is the seat of Linslade House; Linslade Tunnel is 200 yds. in length.

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