Stondon

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Stondon
Baptist Chapel, Stondon, Beds - geograph.org.uk - 217331.jpg
The Baptist Chapel in Lower Stondon
Stondon is located in Bedfordshire
Stondon
Stondon
Stondon shown within Bedfordshire
Population 1,821  (2001)
2,295 (2011 Census including Henlow Camp)[1]
OS grid reference TL1535
Civil parish
  • Stondon
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town HENLOW
Postcode district SG16
Dialling code 01462
Police Bedfordshire
Fire Bedfordshire and Luton
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Bedfordshire
52°00′11″N 0°19′05″W / 52.003°N 0.318°W / 52.003; -0.318Coordinates: 52°00′11″N 0°19′05″W / 52.003°N 0.318°W / 52.003; -0.318

Stondon is a civil parish located in the Central Bedfordshire district of Bedfordshire, England. The parish includes the settlements of Lower Stondon and Upper Stondon.

The name "Stondon" derives from the Saxon word meaning Stone Hill. The parish itself however was only created in 1985 after an amalgamation of the Lower and Upper Stondon civil parishes.[2]

Stondon is mentioned in the Domesday Book. The entry is as follows: Standone: St Benedict's of Ramsey; Engelhere from Azelina, Ralph Tailbois' wife.

Its services consist of a golf club and bistro, several hairdressers, a transport museum, Stondon Lower School and more.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 8 November 2016. 
  2. ^ "'Guide to Bedfordshire Parishes'". Bedfordshire.gov.uk. Retrieved 2012-08-06. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Stondon at Wikimedia Commons