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Barkway, Hertfordshire

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Barkway, Hertfordshire

Barkway is a long-established village and civil parish in the North Hertfordshire district of Hertfordshire, England, about five miles south-east of Royston,35 miles from London and 15 miles from the centre of Cambridge. The Prime Meridian passes a mile or so to the west of Barkway. Reputedly listed in the Doomesday Book as "Birchwig" Birch Way. Barkway has a number of 15th and 16th Century properties, some with beautifully thatched roofs.
DistrictNorth Hertfordshire
Post townROYSTON
Administrative CountyHertfordshire
Traditional CountyHertfordshire
OS GridTL3835
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityHertfordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHertfordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHertfordshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01763
Population656
 

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

Bercheuuig ~ Bercheuui

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

Barkway, par. and vil., N. Herts, 4½ miles SE. of Royston, 5060 ac., pop. 999; P.O., T.O.

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