Place:Great Wymondley, Hertfordshire, England

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NameGreat Wymondley
Alt namesWimundeslaisource: Domesday Book (1985) p 137
TypeParish
Coordinates51.942995°N 0.235691°W
Located inHertfordshire, England
Also located inWymondley, Hertfordshire, England     (1937 - present)
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog

Great Wymondley is a village and ancient parish in North Hertfordshire. The parish was merged in 1937 with the neighbouring parish of Little Wymondley to become the civil parish of Wymondley.


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Great Wymondley is a village situated near Hitchin in Hertfordshire. It is dominated by its small Norman church with a large apsidal chancel and 15th century nave roof. There are also earthworks of a former motte-and-bailey castle, and Delamere House, an elegant Elizabethan building. There are also a number of thatched cottages, including a row of terraced cottages each named after one of King Henry VIII's wives. Despite the names, Great Wymondley is much smaller than its neighbour, Little Wymondley.

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