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Ashwell, Hertfordshire

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Ashwell, Hertfordshire

Ashwell is a village and civil parish situated about four miles north of Baldock in Hertfordshire. It has a wealth of architecture spanning several centuries. The parish church dates almost entirely from the 14th century and is renowned for its ornate church tower which stands at 176 feet, and is crowned by an octagonal lantern with a leaded 'spike'.
DistrictNorth Hertfordshire
Post townBALDOCK
Administrative CountyHertfordshire
Traditional CountyHertfordshire
OS GridTL2639
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityHertfordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHertfordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHertfordshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01462

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

Adhwel ~ Exewelle ~ Exwelle

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

Ashwell.-- par., vil., and ry. sta., NE. Herts, 4½ miles NE. of Baldock, 4109 ac., pop. 1568; P.O., T.O. Market-day, Thursday. It contains remains of the Roman camp of Arbury, covering 12 ac. The vil. is 2 m. N. of ry. sta.

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