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Thorley, Hertfordshire

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Thorley, Hertfordshire

Thorley is a civil parish in Hertfordshire, England, encompassing the hamlets Thorley Street, Thorley Wash and Old Thorley; near Bishop's Stortford in Hertfordshire. It is mentioned in the Domesday book as Torlei, belonging to Geoffrey de Mandeville, a notable Norman Baron. During the reign of Edward the Confessor, Thorley Manor belonged to Earl Tostig. Thorley has its own cricket club: Thorley CC and it lends its name to the nearby housing estate, Thorley Park.
DistrictEast Hertfordshire
Administrative CountyHertfordshire
Traditional CountyHertfordshire
OS GridTL4719
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityHertfordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHertfordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHertfordshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England

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


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

Thorley.-- par., Herts, 2 miles SW. of Bishop Stortford, 1536 ac., pop. 415; P.O.

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