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Standon, Hertfordshire

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Standon, Hertfordshire

Standon is a village and civil parish in Hertfordshire. The parish includes the adjoining village of Puckeridge. The village church of St Mary has Saxon origins with much Victorian restoration. The Prime Meridian passes to the west of Standon. The place-name is first attested in a Saxon charter of 944-6 AD and means 'stony hill'. Standon village has many local facilities.
DistrictEast Hertfordshire
Post townWARE
Administrative CountyHertfordshire
Traditional CountyHertfordshire
OS GridTL3822
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityHertfordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHertfordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHertfordshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01920
Population4,141 (Parish, 2001)
 

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

Standone

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

Standon.-- par. and vil. with ry. sta., Herts, 8 miles by rail and 6 by road NE. of Ware, 7745 ac., pop. 2069; P.O.; the par. contains Standon High Cross, eccl. dist., pop. 689.

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