Howbury  Bedfordshire


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Howbury like this:

HOWBURY HALL, the seat of the Polhill-Turners, in Renhold parish, Beds; on the river Ouse, 3 miles NE of Bedford. It is a beautiful mansion, in a park of about 100 acres; and an old amphitheatre is near it.

Additional information about this locality is available for Renhold

Howbury through time

Howbury is now part of Bedford district. Click here for graphs and data of how Bedford has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Howbury itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Howbury, in Bedford and Bedfordshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 03rd December 2021

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