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Gilston, Hertfordshire

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Gilston, Hertfordshire

Gilston is a village located near the town of Harlow in the East Hertfordshire district, in the county of Hertfordshire, England. Together with the nearby hamlet of Eastwick it is part of the civil parish of Eastwick and Gilston. The name derives from an Old English personal name and tun and means Gedel's or Gydel's farm or settlement'. The population at the 2001 Census was 180.
Administrative CountyHertfordshire
Traditional CountyHertfordshire
OS GridTL4412
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityHertfordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHertfordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHertfordshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England

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

Gilston, par., E. Herts, 3½ miles SW. of Sawbridgeworth, 985 ac., pop. 272; contains the seat of Gilston Park.

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