TL1824 : Hitchwood Lane sign

taken 2 years ago, near to Preston, Hertfordshire, Great Britain

Hitchwood Lane sign
Hitchwood Lane sign
On Hitchwood Lane at the junction with School Lane & St.Albans Highway near Minsden Farm
Preston, Hertfordshire :: TL1724

Preston is a village about 3 miles south of Hitchin in Hertfordshire.
At the 2011 Census the population was 420.
The village grew up around the Templar holdings at Temple Dinsley, and Princess Helena College is now on the site. The first church was mentioned in 1252, when six acres of land was given to nuns from Elstow, Bedfordshire.
Temple Dinsley passed on to the Knights Hospitaller after the dissolution of the Templars. When the Hospitallers were in turn dissolved in 1542, the manor went to Sir Ralph Sadleir.
In the 17th century the village became linked with John Bunyan, who used to hold services in a natural amphitheatre now called Bunyan's Dell.
St Martin's, the local Anglican church, opened in 1900.
The ruined Minsden Chapel, reputed to be haunted, is located near the village, though is actually in Langley civil parish.

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Date Taken
Wednesday, 7 March, 2018   (more nearby)
Friday, 16 March, 2018
Geographical Context
Village, Rural settlement  Roads, Road transport 
On (from Tags)
Hitchwood Lane 
Primary Subject of Photo
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County (from Tags)
At (from Tags)
Preston  The Junction with St.Albans Highway  The Junction with School Lane 
In (from Tags)
Near (from Tags)
Minsden Farm 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 18659 24467 [1m precision]
WGS84: 51:54.3668N 0:16.5931W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 18648 24471
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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Hitchwood Lane Sign  Road Name Sign  Road Junction  Hitchwood Lane  St.Albans Highway  Hertfordshire  School Lane  Minsden Farm  Preston 

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