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Silsoe, Central Bedfordshire

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Silsoe, Central Bedfordshire

Silsoe is a village and civil parish in Bedfordshire, England. The village was originally on the main A6 road but a bypass around the village was opened in 1981 at a cost of £1.6m.
Post townBedford
Administrative CountyCentral Bedfordshire
Traditional CountyBedfordshire
OS GridTL0735
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 code01525
Population1,729 (2001 Census)
 

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

Sewilessou ~ Siuuilessou

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

Silsoe, township and vil., Flitton par., Bedfordshire - township, 2160 ac., pop. 679; vil., 3½ miles SE. of Ampthill; P.O., T.O.

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