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Milton Ernest, Bedford

Milton Ernest is a village and civil parish in the Bedford Borough in Bedfordshire, England, and is about 5 miles north of Bedford itself. It has a population of 754. The village is situated on the east bank of the River Great Ouse, and is the site of Milton Ernest Hall, which was used as the United States Eighth Air Force's support command headquarters in the Second World War. All Saints Church was built between the 12th and 15th centuries.
Post townBEDFORD
Administrative CountyBedford
Traditional CountyBedfordshire
OS GridTL0156
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 code01234
Population754 (2001)
 

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

Milton Ernest, par. and vil., Bedfordshire, on river Ouse, 4½ miles NW. of Bedford, 2070 ac., pop. 421; P.O.; near vil. is Milton Ernest Hall, seat.

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