The Baptist Chapel in Lower Stondon
Stondon shown within Bedfordshire
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The name "Stondon" derives from the Saxon word meaning Stone Hill. The parish itself however was only created in 1985 after an amalgamation of the Lower and Upper Stondon civil parishes.
Stondon is mentioned in the Domesday Book. The entry is as follows: Standone: St Benedict's of Ramsey; Engelhere from Azelina, Ralph Tailbois' wife.
Its services consist of a golf club and bistro, several hairdressers, a transport museum, Stondon Lower School and more.
- "'Guide to Bedfordshire Parishes'". Bedfordshire.gov.uk. Retrieved 2012-08-06.
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