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Heston, Hounslow

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Heston, Hounslow

Heston is a place in the London Borough of Hounslow, west London. It is a suburban development area, based on a former farming village 10.8 miles west south-west of Charing Cross.
Administrative CountyHounslow
Traditional CountyMiddlesex
OS GridTQ1277
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityMetropolitan
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Ambulance AuthorityLondon

Heston, Hounslow in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Heston, par. and vil., Middlesex, 2 miles NW. of Hounslow and 11 miles SW. of London, 3823 ac., pop. 9754; P.O.; here are market gardens and extensive brickfields: the neighbourhood is famed for its wheat, which in the time of Elizabeth was reserved for the royal household.

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