Gravenhurst, Bedfordshire

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St Marys Church, Lower Gravenhurst (geograph 2638797).jpg
St Mary's church
Gravenhurst is located in Bedfordshire
Gravenhurst shown within Bedfordshire
Population 595 (2011 Census)[1]
OS grid reference TL121143
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town BEDFORD
Postcode district MK45
Dialling code 01462
Police Bedfordshire
Fire Bedfordshire and Luton
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
UK Parliament
List of places
52°00′00″N 0°22′00″W / 52°N 0.366667°W / 52; -0.366667Coordinates: 52°00′00″N 0°22′00″W / 52°N 0.366667°W / 52; -0.366667

Gravenhurst (also known as Lower Gravenhurst) is a village and civil parish located in the Central Bedfordshire district of Bedfordshire, England.

The parish includes Upper Gravenhurst, as well as the hamlet of Ion.[2]

Gravenhurst is mentioned in the Domesday Book. The entry reads: Crauenhest: William from Hugh de Beauchamp.

Features of Gravenhurst include St. Mary's Church, which was built during the 14th century.[3]


  1. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 8 November 2016. 
  2. ^ "'Guide to Bedfordshire Parishes'". Retrieved 2012-08-06. 
  3. ^ "'Gravenhurst history timeline'". 2007-03-15. Retrieved 2012-08-06. 

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