Eastwick, Hertfordshire

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Eastwick
St Botolph, Eastwick, Herts - geograph.org.uk - 357829.jpg
Eastwick is located in Hertfordshire
Eastwick
Eastwick
Location within Hertfordshire
Area4.25 km2 (1.64 sq mi)
Population194 (2011 census)
• Density46/km2 (120/sq mi)
Civil parish
  • Eastwick
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
List of places
UK
England
Hertfordshire
51°47′10″N 0°04′43″E / 51.786218°N 0.078711100°E / 51.786218; 0.078711100Coordinates: 51°47′10″N 0°04′43″E / 51.786218°N 0.078711100°E / 51.786218; 0.078711100

Eastwick is a village and civil parish 7 miles (11 km) east of Hertford,[1] in the East Hertfordshire district, in the county of Hertfordshire, England. In 2011 the parish had a population of 194.[2] The parish touches Gilston, High Wych, Hunsdon and Widford.[3] Eastwick shares a parish council with Gilston.[4]

Landmarks[edit]

There are 11 listed buildings in Eastwick.[5] Eastwick has a church called St Botolph's Church[6] and a pub called the Lion.[7]

History[edit]

The name "Eastwick" means 'East specialised farm'.[8] Eastwick was recorded in the Domesday Book as Esteuuiche.[9] Eastwick was Esteuiche in the 11th century, Estuic in the 12th century, Estuick, Estwyk and Estwyke in the 13th century, Estwyk atte Flore in the 14th century and Eastuick in the 16th century.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Distance from Eastwick [51.785589, 0.077565]". GENUKI. Retrieved 29 November 2020.
  2. ^ "Eastwick". City Population De. Retrieved 29 November 2020.
  3. ^ "Eastwick". Ordnance Survey. Retrieved 29 November 2020.
  4. ^ "Home page". Eastwick & Gilston Parish Council. Retrieved 27 November 2020.
  5. ^ "Listed buildings in Eastwick, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire". British Listed Buildings. Retrieved 29 November 2020.
  6. ^ "St Botolph's Church, Eastwick". Hertfordshire MarketPlace. Retrieved 29 November 2020.
  7. ^ "Lion". McMullen. Retrieved 29 November 2020.
  8. ^ "Eastwick Key to English Place-names". The University of Nottingham. Retrieved 29 November 2020.
  9. ^ "Hertfordshire". The Domesday Book Online. Retrieved 29 November 2020.
  10. ^ "Parishes: Eastwick". British History Online. Retrieved 29 November 2020.