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Clophill, Central Bedfordshire

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Clophill, Central Bedfordshire

Clophill, is a small village and civil parish located in the Flit river valley, Bedfordshire, England. At this time the village belonged to a group of two or three hamlets – Beadlow, Cainhoe and possibly Moddry. It is recorded in the Domesday Book of 1086 as Clopelle; meaning tree-stump Hill in old English. The Domesday Book entry reads: Clopelle: Nigel d'Aubigny.
Post townBEDFORD
Administrative CountyCentral Bedfordshire
Traditional CountyBedfordshire
OS GridTL0837
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
Population1,750
 

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

Clopelle

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

Clophill, par. and vil., Bedfordshire, on river Ivel, 3½ miles E. of Ampthill, 2140 ac., pop. 1107; P.O.

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