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Great Gaddesden, Hertfordshire

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Great Gaddesden, Hertfordshire

Great Gaddesden /ˈɡædzdən/ is a village and civil parish in Dacorum Hundred in Hertfordshire, England. It is located in the Chiltern Hills, north of Hemel Hempstead. The parish borders to Flamstead, Hemel Hempstead, Nettleden and Little Gaddesden and also to Studham in Bedfordshire. The Church St. John the Baptist was probably the site of a pre-Christian sanctuary. The church shows features of every period since the 12th century.
Administrative CountyHertfordshire
Traditional CountyHertfordshire
OS GridTL0211
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityHertfordshire

Other names by which Great Gaddesden, Hertfordshire has been known in the past

Gaddesden ~ Gaddesden Great ~ Gadesdene

Great Gaddesden, Hertfordshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Gaddesden, Great, par. and vil., W. Herts, on river Gade, 3 miles NW. of Hemel Hempstead, 4149ac., pop. 938; contains the seats of Gaddesden Park and Gaddesden Place, also hamlet of Gaddesden Row, 2 miles E. of vil.; P.O.

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