Roxton, Bedfordshire

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Roxton
Roxton is located in Bedfordshire
Roxton
Roxton
Roxton shown within Bedfordshire
Population 348 (2011 Census)[1]
OS grid reference TL154995
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town BEDFORD
Postcode district MK44
Dialling code 01234
Police Bedfordshire
Fire Bedfordshire and Luton
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
BedfordshireCoordinates: 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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