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Higham Gobion, Central Bedfordshire

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Higham Gobion, Central Bedfordshire

Higham Gobion is a hamlet in the hundred of Flitt, in the English county of Bedfordshire. The hamlet is now part of the civil parish of Shillington. It is located between the villages of Shillington and Barton-le-Clay. This hilltop hamlet, which consists of a church, farm and small industrial unit and one or two houses, gets the second part of its name from the Gobion family, who resided in this area after the Norman invasion of 1066.
Post townHITCHIN
Administrative CountyCentral Bedfordshire
Traditional CountyBedfordshire
OS GridTL1032
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 code01582
 

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

Higham Gobion, par., S. Bedfordshire, 6½ miles SE. of Ampthill, 1287 ac., pop. 121.

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