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Abbots Langley, Hertfordshire

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Abbots Langley, Hertfordshire

Abbots Langley is a large village and civil parish in the English county of Hertfordshire. It is an old settlement and is mentioned (under the name of Langelai) in the Domesday Book. Economically the village is closely linked to Watford and was formerly part of the Watford Rural District. Since 1974 it has been included in the Three Rivers district.
DistrictThree Rivers
Post townABBOTS LANGLEY
Administrative CountyHertfordshire
Traditional CountyHertfordshire
OS GridTL0901
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityHertfordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHertfordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHertfordshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01923
Population10,472 (2001)
 

Other names by which Abbots Langley, Hertfordshire has been known in the past

Langley ~ Langley Abbots

Abbots Langley, Hertfordshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Abbots Langley, par. and hamlet, SW. Herts, near Kings Langley sta., and 3½ miles N. of Watford, 5281 ac. (26 water), pop. 2989; P.O., T.O.

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