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Lemsford is a village and parish in Hertfordshire. It is near Welwyn Garden City and was created out of Hatfield parish in 1858. It is nearly 3 miles north from Hatfield, on the southeast side of Brocket Hall Park. It is widely known for its large mill on the River Lea, which is now the headquarters of Ramblers Worldwide Holidays. The church, erected in 1859 as a memorial to the sixth Earl Cowper, is Early English and Decorated, with a good east window, also to the memory of the earl.
|OS Settlement Classification||Other settlement (village, hamlet etc)|
Other names by which Lemsford, Hertfordshire has been known in the past
Lemsford, Hertfordshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)
Lemsford, eccl. dist., Bishops Hatfield par., Herts, 2 miles NW. of Hatfield, pop. 424.
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