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Potsgrove, Central Bedfordshire

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Potsgrove, Central Bedfordshire

Potsgrove is a village and civil parish located in the Central Bedfordshire district of Bedfordshire, England. The parish includes the hamlet of Sheep Lane. The first reference to the village appears in the Domesday Book of 1086. The village is first recorded as "Potesgraue". Later references record the village as "Pottesgrove", which is still used in the name of the local ecclesiastical parish.
Administrative CountyCentral Bedfordshire
Traditional CountyBedfordshire
OS GridSP9529
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
Population44 (2001)

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

Potesgrave ~ Pottesgrove ~ Potesgrava

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

Potsgrove (or Pottesgrove), par. and vil., Bedfordshire, in SW. of co., 2 m. S. of Woburn, 1385 ac., pop. 203.

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