Roxton, Bedfordshire

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Roxton
Roxton is located in Bedfordshire
Roxton
Roxton
Roxton shown within Bedfordshire
Population348 (2011 Census)[1]
OS grid referenceTL154995
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townBEDFORD
Postcode districtMK44
Dialling code01234
PoliceBedfordshire
FireBedfordshire and Luton
AmbulanceEast of England
EU ParliamentEast of England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Bedfordshire
52°10′34″N 0°18′39″W / 52.17624°N 0.31070°W / 52.17624; -0.31070Coordinates: 52°10′34″N 0°18′39″W / 52.17624°N 0.31070°W / 52.17624; -0.31070

Roxton is a small village and civil parish located in the Borough of Bedford in Bedfordshire, England.

Roxton is mentioned in the Domesday Book. The entry reads: Rochesdone/stone: Rhiwallon from Hugh de Beauchamp; William Speke. Mill (260 eels).

The village has two churches, the Royal Oak public house and a garden centre. There is a post office to the rear of the public house. Roxton Church of England Lower School is also located in the village.

The parish used to include Wyboston, Chawston and Colesden, but in May 2007 they became independent of Roxton.

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 11 November 2016.

External links[edit]

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