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Podington, Bedford

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Podington, Bedford

Podington is a village and civil parish in northwest Bedfordshire in England, United Kingdom. The village is within the electoral ward of Harrold in the Borough of Bedford. Podington lies around 16 km northwest of Bedford and is about 2 km east of the county border with Northamptonshire. Podington is a small picturesque rural village; many of its buildings are stone cottages dating from the 18th century, and some even earlier.
Administrative CountyBedford
Traditional CountyBedfordshire
OS GridSP9462
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 code01933

Other names by which Podington, Bedford has been known in the past

Poddington ~ Puddington ~ Podintone ~ Potintone

Podington, Bedford in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Poddington, par. and vil., Bedfordshire, in NW. of co.- par., 2770 ac., pop. 543; vil., 5 miles SE. of Wellingborough; P.O., called Podington.

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