The Bell public house
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Cotton End is a small village and civil parish on the outskirts of Bedford. It became its own parish as of 1 April 2019, having previously been part of the parish of Eastcotts. Ordnance Survey maps from the 1880s show its name as 'Cardington Cotton End'.
There is a primary school, a Baptist church, a village hall and a pub.
- "The Borough of Bedford (Reorganisation of Community Governance) Order 2019" (PDF). Local Government Boundary Commission for England. Retrieved 8 July 2020.
- "Agenda item - REPORTS OF THE GENERAL PURPOSES COMMITTEE". 28 March 2018.
- "Home". old-maps.co.uk.
- Page, William (1912). A History of the County of Bedford: Volume 3. pp. 233–238.
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