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Hockliffe, Central Bedfordshire

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Hockliffe, Central Bedfordshire

Hockliffe is a village and civil parish in Bedfordshire on the crossroads of the A5 road which lies upon the course of the Roman road known as Watling Street and the A4012 road. It is about four miles east of Leighton Buzzard. Nearby places are Heath and Reach, Eggington, Stanbridge, Battlesden, Toddington, Tebworth, and Tilsworth. Hockliffe is in Heath and Reach ward which sends a councillor to Central Bedfordshire Council.
Post townLEIGHTON BUZZARD
Administrative CountyCentral Bedfordshire
Traditional CountyBedfordshire
OS GridSP9726
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
Population770
 

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

Hockcliff ~ Hockley ~ Hockley in The Hole ~ Occleie ~ Hocheleia

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

Hockliffe, par. and vil., SW. Bedfordshire, 4 miles NW. of Dunstable, 1021 ac., pop. 326; P.O.; in vicinity of vil. is the seat of Hockcliffe Grange.

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