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Ampthill, Central Bedfordshire

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Ampthill, Central Bedfordshire

Ampthill is a small town and civil parish in Bedfordshire, England, between Bedford and Luton, with a population of about 6,000. It is administered by Central Bedfordshire Council. A regular market has taken place on Thursdays for centuries.
Post townBEDFORD
Administrative CountyCentral Bedfordshire
Traditional CountyBedfordshire
OS GridTL0337
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityBedfordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityBedfordshire and Luton
Fire and Rescue AuthorityBedfordshire and Luton
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01525
Population6,767
 

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

Ampthil ~ Amthil ~ Ammetelle

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

Ampthill, par. and town, Bedfordshire, 2½ miles SE. of Ampthill ry. sta. and 7 miles SW. of Bedford, 1928 ac., pop. 2257; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank. Market-day, Thursday. Near the town is Ampthill House.

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