British Place Names

A comprehensive online gazetteer

Home » Central Bedfordshire » Battlesden, Central Bedfordshire - local map, administrative data, historical information and reader comments

Battlesden, Central Bedfordshire

Local area map loading...

Battlesden, Central Bedfordshire

Battlesden is a hamlet and civil parish in the Central Bedfordshire district of Bedfordshire, England. It is just north of the A5, between Dunstable and Milton Keynes. According to the 2001 census, it had a population of 38. Because of its low electorate, it has a parish meeting rather than a parish council. Battlesden House - was a large manor house situated in parkland, Battlesden Park, close to the hamlet of Battlesden in Bedfordshire, England.
Administrative CountyCentral Bedfordshire
Traditional CountyBedfordshire
OS GridSP9628
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

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

Battlesdon ~ Badelesdone

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

Battlesden, par., SW. Bedfordshire, 3 miles SE. of Woburn, 1123 ac., pop. 114; contains Battlesden Park.

Your comments about Battlesden, Central Bedfordshire

What do you know about Battlesden, Central Bedfordshire? Give us the benefit of your local knowledge and opinions here!

comments powered by Disqus