Place:Sharnbrook, Bedfordshire, England

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NameSharnbrook
Alt namesSernebrocsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 30
Serneburgsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 30
TypeVillage
Coordinates52.217°N 0.533°W
Located inBedfordshire, England
Contained Places
Parish
Colworth Farm ( - 1895 )
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source: Family History Library Catalog


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Sharnbrook is a village and civil parish located in the Bedford Borough of Bedfordshire, England.

The settlement was recorded in the Domesday Book of 1086 as a parish within the Hundred of Willey but was probably first developed in Saxon times. The oldest surviving building, St Peter's Church, is Norman. Many of the older buildings in the village are constructed of the local oolitic limestone, also used in other traditional north Bedfordshire settlements.

Situated just north of a loop in the River Great Ouse and almost due north of Bedford, the village has developed as a ribbon-settlement running south-east to north-west, with the core of the community clustered at the north-western end.

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