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Pirton, Hertfordshire

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Pirton, Hertfordshire

Pirton is a small village and civil parish three miles north-west of Hitchin in Hertfordshire, England. The church, rebuilt in 1877, but with the remains of its 12th-century tower, is built within the bailey of a former castle. Pirton Grange, which was remodelled in the 18th century, is in the north of the parish, and is a particularly interesting, moated Elizabethan house with a timber framed gatehouse. Hammonds Farm and Rectory Farm, with its tithe barn, are also Elizabethan.
Administrative CountyHertfordshire
Traditional CountyHertfordshire
OS GridTL1431
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityHertfordshire
 

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

Peritone

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

Pirton.-- par. and vil., Herts, in N. of co.- par., 2761 ac., pop. 1125; vil., 3 miles NW. of Hitchin; P.O.

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