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Haynes, Central Bedfordshire

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Haynes, Central Bedfordshire

Haynes is a small village and civil parish located in Bedfordshire, England, about seven miles (11 km) south of Bedford. It includes the small hamlet of Haynes Church End. It was previously known as Hawnes. The name 'Haynes' is derived from an Old English word meaning "enclosures". It was mentioned in Domesday Book. There is a pub, "The Greyhound", a shop, a post office, a village hall and a Lower School.
Post townBEDFORD
Administrative CountyCentral Bedfordshire
Traditional CountyBedfordshire
OS GridTL0942
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 Haynes, Central Bedfordshire has been known in the past

Hawnes ~ Hagenes

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

Hawnes (or Haynes), par. and vil., mid, Bedfordshire, 4 miles NE. of Ampthill, 2561 ac., pop. 934; P.O.; also P.O. called Haynes Church End; here is Hawnes Park, seat of the Marquis of Bath.

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