We could not match "LITTLE BERKHAMPSTEAD" in our simplified list of the main towns and villages, or as a postcode. There are several other ways of finding places within Vision of Britain, so read on for detailed advice and 11 possible matches we have found for you:

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  • If you are looking for hills, rivers, castles ... or pretty much anything other than the "places" where people live and lived, you need to look in our collection of Historical Gazetteers. This contains the complete text of three gazetteers published in the late 19th century — over 90,000 entries. Although there are no descriptive gazetteer entries for placenames exactly matching your search term (other than those already linked to "places"), the following entries mention "LITTLE BERKHAMPSTEAD":
    Place name County Entry Source
    BERKHAMPSTEAD Hertfordshire Berkhampstead-St. Mary, and Little Gaddesden, and part of the parish of Pitstone. Acres, 9,474. Pop., 5,733. Houses Imperial
    Berkhampstead Little Hertfordshire Berkhampstead Little , par., in Se of co. and 4 ½ miles SW of Hertford, 1694 ac., pop. 424; birthplace of Bishop Bartholomew
    BERKHAMPSTEAD (Little) Hertfordshire BERKHAMPSTEAD (Little) , a parish in the district and county of Hertford, 4 miles ESE of Hatfield r. station, and 4½ SW of Hertford Imperial
    GADDESDEN (Great) Hertfordshire Berkhampstead r. station, and 3¼ NW of Hemel Hempstead; takes its name from the river Gade; and was known at Domesday as Gadesdene. The parish includes also the hamlet of Gaddesden Row; and its post town is Little Imperial
    Gaddesden, Little Hertfordshire Gaddesden, Little , par. and vil., Herts, on r. Gade, 5 m. N. of Great Berkhampstead, 925 ac., pop. 373; P.O. Bartholomew
    GADDESDEN (Little) Hertfordshire Little) , a parish in Berkhampstead district, Herts; on the river Gade, near the boundary with Bucks and Beds, 3¾ miles Imperial
    HERTFORD Hertfordshire Little Berkhampstead. Acres, 18, 277. Pop., 11, 163. Houses, 2, 083.—The district comprehends also the sub-district of Watton Imperial
    HERTFORDSHIRE, or Herts Hertfordshire Little Offley. A range of high ground strikes from the neighbourhood of Kings-Langley toward Berkhampstead and Tring; andin many Imperial
    How Green Hertfordshire How Green , place, Little Berkhampstead par., Herts, 33 miles SE. of Hatfield. Bartholomew
    Little Berkhampstead Hertfordshire Little Berkhampstead , in co. and 4½ miles SW. of Hertford; P.O. See BERKHAMPSTEAD, LITTLE. Bartholomew
    Little Gaddesden Hertfordshire Little Gaddesden , 5 miles N. of Berkhampstead sta., Herts; P.O. See GADDESDEN, LITTLE. Bartholomew
    It may also be worth using "sound-alike" and wildcard searching to find names similar to your search term:

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