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Flitwick, Central Bedfordshire

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Flitwick, Central Bedfordshire

Flitwick, pronounced /ˈflɪtɨk/, is a large village and civil parish in Central Bedfordshire, England. It is mentioned in the Domesday Book as "a hamlet on the River Flitt". The nearby River Flit runs through Flitwick Moor, a nature reserve and a Site of Special Scientific Interest.
Post townBEDFORD
Administrative CountyCentral Bedfordshire
Traditional CountyBedfordshire
OS GridTL0334
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
Dialling code01525

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


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

Flitwick, par. and vil. with ry. sta., Bedfordshire, on river Ivel, 2½ miles SW. of Ampthill, 1700 ac., pop. 817; ½ mile W. of vil. is the seat of Flitwick Park.

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