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The history of Clophill, Bedfordshire, UK
Including historical descriptions, maps and statistical analysis.

Places

Shops

A Clophill resident's memories of all the shops in the village.

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Trade token

In 1666 a mercer issued a trade token.

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Religious Buildings

The Old Church on the hill, the 'new' Church in the village, the Wesleyan Chapel, Methodist chapel and Primitive Methodist Chapels and an old Priory.

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Mills

Mills in the area, how they work and Clophill Watermill in particular

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Cainhoe Castle

Cainhoe Castle is a Motte and Bailey castle dating back to the Norman invasion.

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Workhouse

Clophill would have had a workhouse until 1834 when Ampthill Union was a formed and a large workhouse built there.

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Listed Buildings

Clophill has thirty four listed buildings.

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Ancient Monuments

There are two Scheduled Monuments in Clophill.

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The Green

And the old Bedford to Luton road.

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Licensed Premises

There were six pubs in Clophill.

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Auxiliary Fire Brigade

There was a Fire Station in Old Silsoe Road.

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