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Eggington, Central Bedfordshire

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Eggington, Central Bedfordshire

Egginton – or Eggington as it is now known – is a village and civil parish in the Central Bedfordshire district of Bedfordshire, England, about three miles east of Leighton Buzzard. Apart from the village itself, the parish also includes the hamlet of Briggington on the road to Leighton Buzzard, and the hamlet of Clipstone to the north of Clipstone Brook. The hamlet of Leedon was in Eggington parish, but it is now part of Leighton Buzzard.
Post townLEIGHTON BUZZARD
Administrative CountyCentral Bedfordshire
Traditional CountyBedfordshire
OS GridSP9525
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityBedfordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityBedfordshire and Luton
Fire and Rescue AuthorityBedfordshire and Luton
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01525
 

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

Egginton

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

Egginton.-- township, in par. and 3 miles E. of Leigh ton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, 1372 ac., pop. 274; contains Egginton House.

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