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Henlow, Central Bedfordshire

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Henlow, Central Bedfordshire

Henlow is a village and civil parish in the district of Central Bedfordshire in Bedfordshire, England. Henlow is mentioned (with a degree of dispute recorded) in the Domesday Book. The entry reads: Haneslau(ue)/Hanslau(e): Herfast from Nigel d'Aubigny; Hugh from Walter of Flanders; Widder and Bernard from Azelina, Ralph Tailbois' wife (Hugh de Beauchamp claims from her, stating it was never in her dowry); Alric. 2 mills.
Post townHENLOW
Administrative CountyCentral Bedfordshire
Traditional CountyBedfordshire
OS GridTL1738
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 code01462
Population3,084
 

Other names by which Henlow, Central Bedfordshire has been known in the past

Hanlow ~ Haneslauue ~ Haneslau

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

Henlow, par. and vil. with ry. sta., on E. border of Bedfordshire, 5 miles NW. of Hitchin and 12 miles SE. of Bedford, 2450 ac., pop. 932; P.O.; in vicinity of vil. is the seat of Henlow Grange.

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