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Harrowden, Bedford

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Harrowden, Bedford

Harrowden is a one-street hamlet in the English county of Bedfordshire. The street runs from east to west parallel and to the south of the A421 Bedford Southern Bypass, and 200 metres to the north of the village of Shortstown. Like Shortstown, Harrowden is in the Eastcotts parish, of the Borough of Bedford.
Post townBEDFORD
Administrative CountyBedford
Traditional CountyBedfordshire
OS GridTL0647
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
 

Other names by which Harrowden, Bedford has been known in the past

Herghetone

Harrowden, Bedford in "A Topographical Dictionary of England" edited by Samuel Lewis (1848)

HARROWDEN, a hamlet, in the township of Eastcotts, parish of Cardington, hundred of Wixamtree, union and county of Bedford; with 213 persons.

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