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Reed, Hertfordshire

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Reed, Hertfordshire

Reed is a small village and civil parish in North Hertfordshire. It is situated on a chalk ridge at almost the highest point in the county, approximately 3 miles south of the market town of Royston. The Prime Meridian passes just to the east of the village, between Reed and Barkway. The modern A10 road (here following the course of the Roman Ermine Street) passes just to the west of the village. Reed includes a first school, recently assessed as 'Outstanding' in a 2009 Ofsted report.
DistrictNorth Hertfordshire
Post townROYSTON
Administrative CountyHertfordshire
Traditional CountyHertfordshire
OS GridTL3636
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityHertfordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHertfordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHertfordshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01763

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

Rete ~ Retth

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

Reed.-- par. and vil., Herts, 3½ miles S. of Royston, 1477 ac., pop. 189; P.O.

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