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Baldock, Hertfordshire

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Baldock, Hertfordshire

Baldock is a historic market town in the local government district of North Hertfordshire in the ceremonial county of Hertfordshire, England where the River Ivel rises. It lies 33 miles north of London, 15 miles southeast of Bedford, and 14 miles north northwest of the county town of Hertford. Nearby towns include Letchworth and Hitchin to the southwest and Stevenage to the south.
DistrictNorth Hertfordshire
Post townBALDOCK
Administrative CountyHertfordshire
Traditional CountyHertfordshire
OS GridTL2433
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityHertfordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHertfordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHertfordshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01462
Population9,900
 

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

Baudoc ~ Merkat Baldock

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

Baldock, par. and town with ry. sta., NW. Herts, 5 m. NE. of Hitchin and 37 m. N. of London, 261 ac., pop. 2326; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank. Market-day, Friday. The town has trade in corn and malt, and mfrs. of straw-plait.

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