Stapleford, Hertfordshire

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St Mary's. Church, Stapleford
Stapleford is located in Hertfordshire
 Stapleford shown within Hertfordshire
OS grid reference TL310171
Shire county Hertfordshire
Region East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Police Hertfordshire
Fire Hertfordshire
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
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Coordinates: 51°50′10″N 0°05′24″W / 51.836°N 00.09°W / 51.836; -00.09

Stapleford is a village and civil parish on the A119 road, in the East Hertfordshire district, in the county of Hertfordshire, England. Stapleford is located between Waterford and Watton-at-Stone in the Beane valley; the little river was forded at this point, giving rise to the village. Stapleford's parish church is St Mary's Church, Stapleford.[1] Beane is a Hamlet of Stapleford.

The placename occurs as Stapelford in an Exchequer document of 1210, lending weight to Walter William Skeat's suggestion that the ford site was marked by an upright stake, in Anglo-Saxon stapel.[2]

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  1. ^ A Church Near You St Mary's Stapleford
  2. ^ Skeat, The Place-names of Hertfordshire, 1904:27f.

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