Place:Weston, Hertfordshire, England

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NameWeston
Alt namesWestonesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 138
TypeParish
Coordinates51.967°N 0.167°W
Located inHertfordshire, England
See alsoBroadwater Hundred, Hertfordshire, Englandhundred in which it was located
Hitchin Rural, Hertfordshire, Englandrural district in which it was located 1894-1974
North Hertfordshire District, Hertfordshire, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Weston is a village and civil parish in the North Hertfordshire district of Hertfordshire, England.

It is located around 4 miles north of Stevenage, 2.5 miles south of Baldock and the same distance south-east of Letchworth, although it lies in the Hitchin post town. The A1(M) motorway passes to the west and the A505 Baldock bypass to the north, in a cut-and-cover tunnel that passes through the Weston Hills. These hills were made famous by the Robin Hood-style character Jack o'Legs, who was allegedly buried in the village's church graveyard.

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