The Sun Inn at Lemsford
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Post town||Welwyn Garden City|
|Ambulance||East of England|
Lemsford is a village and parish in Hertfordshire, England. It is near Welwyn Garden City and was created in 1858 out of Hatfield parish. It is in the Hatfield Villages Ward of the Borough of Welwyn/Hatfield.
It is nearly 3 miles north of Hatfield, on the southeast side of Brocket Hall Park. Lemsford Mill is probably one of four mills on the River Lea at Hatfield recorded in the Domesday Book in 1086. This large mill is now the headquarters of Ramblers Worldwide Holidays.
The yearly Lemsford Fete garners thousands of visitors and is a traditional English country fete. Held at St. John's School and Church, activities include maypole dancing, raffles and live music.
People from Lemsford
The church was erected in 1859 as a memorial to the sixth Earl Cowper, is Early English and Decorated in style, with a good east window, the latter also dedicated to the memory of the earl. The tower (west) is lofty and embattled.
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Media related to Lemsford at Wikimedia Commons
- Pictures of Lemsford (A Guide to Old Hertfordshire)