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Barley, Hertfordshire

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Barley, Hertfordshire

Barley is a village and civil parish in the district of North Hertfordshire, England. According to the 2001 census, it has a population of 659. The place-name refers to a lea or meadow and not to the grain-producing plant. Coincidentally to the southwest lies the village of Reed. The Prime Meridian passes to the west of Barley.
DistrictNorth Hertfordshire
Post townROYSTON
Administrative CountyHertfordshire
Traditional CountyHertfordshire
OS GridTL4038
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityHertfordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHertfordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHertfordshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01763

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

Barley.-- par., NE. Herts, 3 miles SE. of Royston, 2725 ac., pop. 615; P.O., T.O.

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