Frogmore, Hertfordshire

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Frogmore
Holy Trinity Church Frogmore - geograph.org.uk - 37000.jpg
Holy Trinity Church by George Gilbert Scott and William Moffatt[1]
Frogmore is located in Hertfordshire
Frogmore
Frogmore
 Frogmore shown within Hertfordshire
Population 800 (2001 census estimate based on buildings shown on the Ordnance Survey here within St Stephen parish)
OS grid reference TL155034
Civil parish St Stephen
District St Albans
Shire county Hertfordshire
Region East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town ST ALBANS
Postcode district AL2 2
Dialling code 01727
Police Hertfordshire
Fire Hertfordshire
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
UK Parliament St Albans
List of places
UK
England
Hertfordshire

Coordinates: 51°43′05″N 0°19′41″W / 51.718°N 0.328°W / 51.718; -0.328

Frogmore is a village 3 miles (4.8 km) north of Radlett in Hertfordshire,[2] and 2 miles (3.2 km) south of St Albans. It is located in St Stephen civil parish, in St Albans District, in the county of Hertfordshire.

It includes the 19th century Holy Trinity church designed by Sir George Gilbert Scott, and Moore Mill featuring two water wheels, [3] (not to be confused with Henry Fourdrinier's Frogmore Mill in Apsley, Hemel Hempstead).

History[edit]

The village is mentioned in Daniel Paterson's travel guide of 1796, on the route from London to St. Albans.[4]

Granada Publishing, whose imprints included Grafton and Panther Books, were based at Frogmore,[5] until it was sold in 1983.[6]

The Park Street and Frogmore Society "was formed to promote interest in local history and nature conservation and covers the three villages of Park Street, Frogmore and Colney Street".[7]

Sport[edit]

Frogmore Cricket Club plays in Park Street.[8]

Services[edit]

Halian Veterinary Centre is based at the old Red Cow pub,[9] and treats cats and dogs.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ English Heritage. "Details from listed building database (1347115)". National Heritage List for England.  Holy Trinity Church
  2. ^ Harold Philip Clunn, The face of the home counties: portrayed in a series of eighteen week-end drives from London, Publisher: Spring Books, 1936, 562 pages, page 62
  3. ^ Nikolaus Pevsner, Bridget Cherry, Hertfordshire. The Buildings of England, Ireland, and Scotland Series, Pevsner Architectural Guides, First published by Penguin Books, 1953, reprinted by Yale University Press, 1977, ISBN 0300096119, 9780300096118, 460 pages, page 143
  4. ^ Daniel Paterson, A new and accurate description of all the direct and principal cross roads in England and Wales, Printed for T.N. Longman, 1796. Page 117
  5. ^ The Bookseller, magazine, publ. J. Whitaker [1]
  6. ^ Eric Baird, "Wm Collins looks set to continue as market bestseller", in The Glasgow Herald, Dec 31, 1984, page 19
  7. ^ "Park Street and Frogmore Society", Hertfordshire County Council, retrieved 25 June 2012
  8. ^ "Frogmore Cricket Club" at play-cricket.com, retrieved 26 June 2012.
  9. ^ Halian Veterinary Centre (Frogmore), at hertsdirect.org, retrieved 14 July 2012
  10. ^ Halian Veterinary Centre website, retrieved 14 July 2012