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Stapleford is a village and civil parish on the A119 road, in the East Hertfordshire district, in the county of Hertfordshire, England. Stapleford is located between Waterford and Watton at Stone in the Beane valley. Stapleford has a church called St Mary's Church, Stapleford.
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Stapleford, Hertfordshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)
Stapleford, par. and vil., Herts - par., 1355 ac., pop. 200; vil., 2½ miles N. of Hertford; P.O.
Stapleford, Hertfordshire in "A Topographical Dictionary of England" edited by Samuel Lewis (1848)
STAPLEFORD (St. Mary), a parish, in the union, hundred, and county of Hertford, 3¼ miles (N. by W.) from Hertford; containing 259 inhabitants. It comprises about 1440 acres of land; the soil is gravelly, and the surface alternated with hill and dale. The small river Bene flows through the lands; and a large watercourse, called the New Cut, has been made at the expense of S. Smith, Esq., to diminish the violence of the floods. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £8. 8. 6½., and in the gift of Mr. Smith: the tithes have been commuted for £250, and the glebe comprises 20 acres. The church is an ancient structure, with some details of the Norman style.
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