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Tring, Hertfordshire

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Tring, Hertfordshire

Tring is a small market town and civil parish in Dacorum District Hertfordshire, England. Situated in a gap passing through the Chiltern Hills30 miles north-west of London and linked to London by the old Roman road of Akeman Street, by the modern A41, by the Grand Union Canal and by rail lines to Euston Station, Tring is now largely a commuter town in the London commuter belt.
DistrictDacorum
Post townTRING
Administrative CountyHertfordshire
Traditional CountyHertfordshire
OS GridSP9211
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityHertfordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHertfordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHertfordshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01442
Population11,635
 

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

Treung ~ Tredunga, Tredwye ~ Tredung, Tredwye

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

Tring, market town and par., Herts, in W. of co., 5 miles NW. of Berkhampstead and 32 NW. of London by rail - par., 7846 ac., pop. 5357; town, 4154 ac., pop. 4354; P.O., T.O., 1 newspaper. Market-day, Friday. Strawplaiting, silk-throwing, and canvas-weaving are carried on, but not to such an extent as formerly. Tring Park is a seat of the Rothschilds.

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