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Buntingford, Hertfordshire

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Buntingford, Hertfordshire

Buntingford is a small market town and civil parish in the district of East Hertfordshire and county of Hertfordshire in England. It lies on the River Rib and on the Roman road Ermine Street. As a result of its location, it grew mainly as a staging post with many coaching inns and has an 18th century one cell prison known as 'The Cage' by the ford at the end of Church Street. It has a population of 4,820.
DistrictEast Hertfordshire
Administrative CountyHertfordshire
Traditional CountyHertfordshire
OS GridTL3629
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityHertfordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHertfordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHertfordshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01763
Population4,820 (2001)

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

Buntingford, town with ry. sta., on river Rib, in co. and 17 miles NE. of Hertford; P.O., T.O.; has mfrs. of leather and malt.

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