Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for BERKHAMPSTEAD (Little)

BERKHAMPSTEAD (Little), a parish in the district and county of Hertford, 4 miles ESE of Hatfield r. station, and 4½ SW of Hertford. It has a post office under Hertford. Acres, 1,689. Real property, £3,025. Pop., 450. Houses, 98. The property is subdivided. Berkhampstead House is a chief residence. The observatory tower commands a fine view. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £249.* Patron, the Marquis of Salisbury. The church is very good. Charities, £15. Bishop Ken was a native.


(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a parish"   (ADL Feature Type: "countries, 4th order divisions")
Administrative units: Little Berkhampstead CP/AP       Hertford PLU/RegD       Hertfordshire AncC
Place names: BERKHAMPSTEAD     |     BERKHAMPSTEAD LITTLE     |     LITTLE BERKHAMPSTEAD
Place: Little Berkhampstead

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