St Stephen, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates: 51°44′06″N 0°21′36″W / 51.735°N 0.360°W / 51.735; -0.360

St Stephen
St Stephen is located in Hertfordshire
St Stephen
St Stephen
 St Stephen shown within Hertfordshire
Area  8.99 sq mi (23.3 km2)
Population 13,865 (2011)[1]
    - Density  1,542 /sq mi (595 /km2)
OS grid reference TL132053
    - London 17 mi (27 km)  SSE
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
Post town ABBOTS LANGLEY
Postcode district WD5
Post town RADLETT
Postcode district WD7
Police Hertfordshire
Fire Hertfordshire
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
Website St Stephen Parish Council
List of places
UK
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Hertfordshire

St Stephen is a civil parish in the City of St Albans district in Hertfordshire, England. It is located approximately 17 miles (27 km) north-northwest of central London, straddling the M25 motorway and immediately adjacent to the southern boundary of St Albans. St Stephen is a partly urbanised parish with multiple centres of activity and open land that forms part of the Metropolitan Green Belt. The local council is St Stephen Parish Council. The parish covers Bricket Wood, Chiswell Green, Frogmore, How Wood and Park Street. It is an ancient parish, and sections of it were transferred to St Albans progressively up to 1935. At the 2011 census it had a population of 13,865.

History[edit]

St Stephen is an ancient parish named after the 10th century St Stephen's Church.

Part of the parish was within the Municipal Borough of St Albans from 1835 until 1894. The part within the borough was transferred to the parish of St Albans in 1894.

The parish became part of St Albans Rural District in 1894 and the St Stephen Parish Council was created.

335 acres acres of the parish were transferred to St Albans in 1913 and 712 acres in 1935.[2]

Government[edit]

St Stephen Parish Council is elected from wards as follows:[3]

The parish council offices are in Bricket Wood.

Geography[edit]

The parish is located to the southwest of St Albans and includes the areas of Bricket Wood, Chiswell Green, Colney Street, Frogmore, How Wood and Park Street.

References[edit]

External links[edit]

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