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Redbourn, Hertfordshire

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Redbourn, Hertfordshire

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Population 6,000  OS grid reference TL105125 District St Albans Shire county Hertfordshire Region East Country England Sovereign state United Kingdom Post town ST ALBANS Postcode district AL3 Dialling code 01582 Police Fire Ambulance East of England EU Parliament East of England UK Parliament Hitchin and Harpenden List of places UK England Redbourn is a village and civil parish in Hertfordshire, United Kingdom, lying on Watling Street, 3 miles from Harpenden, 4 miles from St Albans and 5 miles from Hemel Hempstead. It has a population of around 6,000 and is within the City of St Albans local government district.
DistrictSt Albans
Post townST ALBANS
Administrative CountyHertfordshire
Traditional CountyHertfordshire
OS GridTL1012
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityHertfordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHertfordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHertfordshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01582

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

Redborn ~ Redborne ~ Redburn

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

Redbourn, par. and vil. with ry. sta., Herts, on river Ver, 4½ miles NW. of St Albans by road and 4½ miles NE. of Hemel Hempstead by rail, 4563 ac., pop. 2177; P.O., T.O.; has silk mills; near vil. is Redbourn House, seat; a cell to St Alban's Abbey was founded here in the 12th century.

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