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Redbourn

Redbourn ManorRedbourn, United KingdomThe Aubreys
It is flanked by the villages of Redbourn (to the west) and Wheathampstead (to the east).
Redbourn is a village and civil parish in Hertfordshire, England, lying on Watling Street, three miles (4.8 km) from Harpenden, four miles (6.4 km) from St Albans and five miles (8 km) from Hemel Hempstead.

St Nicholas Church, Harpenden

St Nicholaschurch of St NicholasSt Nicholas Churchyard
The church of St Nicholas is the oldest church in the town, originally built as a Chapel of ease in 1217.
The church of St Nicholas in Harpenden is a parish church in the Church of England.

Nomansland, Hertfordshire

Nomansland CommonNomansland
Just beyond the southern edge of the town lies Nomansland Common (sometimes simply called "No Man's Land") upon which part of the Second Battle of St Albans was fought during the Wars of the Roses.
Nomansland Common (sometimes simply called No Man's Land) is an area of common land in Hertfordshire, England to the south of Harpenden and the south-west of Wheathampstead

Harpenden East railway station

Harpenden East
First the Dunstable Branch of the Great Northern Railway passed through the Batford area with a station later named Harpenden East railway station (this line is now closed and forms a cycle track).
Harpenden East was one of two stations serving the town of Harpenden, the other station which remains open being Harpenden Central.

Hertfordshire

Hertfordshire, EnglandCounty of HertfordHerts
Harpenden is a town in the St Albans City district in the county of Hertfordshire, England.
The River Lea separates the county, with the river running from the Bedfordshire border near Harpenden down to the Greater London border at Cheshunt.

St Albans

St. AlbansSaint AlbansMunicipal Borough of St Albans
Geographically it is located between (and a short distance from) two much larger neighbours: Luton town (to the north) and the city of St Albans (to the south).
Trains run north to Harpenden, Luton, Luton Airport Parkway and on to Bedford.

Harpenden Common Golf Club

The club moved to a new course at Hammonds End in 1931, at which time Harpenden Common Golf Club was formed by those who wanted to remain at the Common.
Harpenden Common Golf Club is a private members' golf club in Harpenden, Hertfordshire.

Harpenden railway station

HarpendenHarpenden CentralHarpenden Junction
Harpenden railway station is served by Thameslink on a frequent and fast rail link through central London.
Harpenden railway station is on the Midland Main Line in England, serving the town of Harpenden, Hertfordshire.

John Bennet Lawes

John LawesSir John LawesSir John Bennet Lawes
Golf has been played on the Common since 1894 and it was at that time Harpenden Golf Club was set up by a group of Harpenden people with the help and a financial contribution of 5 pounds from Sir John Bennet Lawes of Rothamsted Manor.
John Bennet Lawes was born at Rothamsted in modern-day Harpenden near St Albans, Hertfordshire, on 28 December 1814, the only son of John Bennet Lawes, owner of the Rothamsted estate and lord of the manor of Rothamsted.

River Lea

LeaRiver LeeLee Conservancy Board
The River Lea flows through the Batford neighbourhood.
The river flows through (or by) Luton, Harpenden, Wheathampstead, Welwyn Garden City, to Hertford where it changes from a small shallow river to a deep canal at Hertford Castle Weir, which then flows on to Ware, Stanstead Abbotts, Hoddesdon, Broxbourne, Cheshunt, Waltham Abbey, Enfield Lock, Ponders End, Edmonton, Chingford, Tottenham, Walthamstow, Upper Clapton, Leyton, Hackney Wick, Stratford, Bromley-by-Bow (past Fish Island), Poplar, Canning Town and finally Leamouth where it meets the River Thames (as Bow Creek).

Wheathampstead

WheathamsteadWheathampstead, Hertfordshire
It is flanked by the villages of Redbourn (to the west) and Wheathampstead (to the east).
Up until 1859, Wheathampstead and Harpenden were part of a single rectory.

Rothamsted Research

Rothamsted Experimental StationRothamstedInstitute of Arable Crops Research
Harpenden is the home of Rothamsted Manor and Rothamsted Research (formerly Rothamsted Experimental Station and later the Institute of Arable Crops Research), a leading centre for agricultural research.
It is located at Harpenden in the English county of Hertfordshire and is a registered charity under English law.

Dunstable Branch Lines

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First the Dunstable Branch of the Great Northern Railway passed through the Batford area with a station later named Harpenden East railway station (this line is now closed and forms a cycle track).
Harpenden East (51.82181°N, -0.34067°W) was one of two stations serving the town of Harpenden, the other station which remains open being Harpenden Central.

Harpenden Rural

There are two civil parishes: Harpenden and Harpenden Rural.
Harpenden Rural is a civil parish in the City and District of St Albans in Hertfordshire, England, to the west of Harpenden parish.

Nickey line

Nicky LineHarpenden and Hemel Hempstead RailwayHarpenden to Hemel Hempstead line
The Harpenden and Hemel Hempstead Railway, known locally as the Nicky Line was opened in 1877. In addition the town has large green public spaces available in Rothamsted Park, Batford Park, Kinsbourne Green, Lydekker Park and the Nicky Line which bisects the town.
The Nickey line (also known as the Harpenden to Hemel Hempstead branch railway) is a disused railway that once linked the towns of Hemel Hempstead and, initially, Luton but later Harpenden via Redbourn, in Hertfordshire, England.

Roundwood Park School

Roundwood Park
Roundwood Park School is a mixed, 11-18 secondary school with academy status situated in Harpenden, Hertfordshire, UK.

Centrebus

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The business expanded with Hertfordshire contract wins, and taking over the Harpenden to Hemel Hempstead commercial route from Arriva Shires & Essex.

Sir John Lawes School

Sir John Lawes School (also known as SJL) is a mixed state secondary school with academy status in Harpenden, United Kingdom.

Lydekker Park

Harpenden Lodge
In addition the town has large green public spaces available in Rothamsted Park, Batford Park, Kinsbourne Green, Lydekker Park and the Nicky Line which bisects the town.
Lydekker Park is a 3 acre park in Harpenden, Hertfordshire.

James Mourilyan Tanner

James M. TannerJames TannerJM Tanner
The Harpenden Growth Study, one of the earliest longitudinal tests, was overseen by James Mourilyan Tanner and monitored the development of many of the children over a number of years.
Tanner oversaw a study initiated by the British government at an orphanage in Harpenden starting in 1948.

Action for Children

NCHNational Children's HomeNational Children's Homes
In 1913 the National Children’s Home moved to Harpenden with a large site Highfield Oval which was home to over 200 children.
In 1913 work began on a large site in Harpenden, which became home to over 200 children, with a print works for apprentices.

Rothamsted Park

In addition the town has large green public spaces available in Rothamsted Park, Batford Park, Kinsbourne Green, Lydekker Park and the Nicky Line which bisects the town.
Rothamsted Park is a 56 acre public park in Harpenden, Hertfordshire.

St George's School, Harpenden

St George's SchoolSt. George's School, HarpendenSt. George's School
Harpenden is also home to Musicale, a music school on the site of St George's School providing instrumental and vocal training to adults and children.
St George's School, Harpenden (also known as St George's) is a day and boarding school in Harpenden, Hertfordshire, England, educating students of both sexes between the ages of eleven and eighteen, with an emphasis on its Christian ethos.

Aldwickbury School

Aldwickbury School is an independent all-boys preparatory school located on the outskirts of Harpenden, Hertfordshire in the United Kingdom.

Hitchin and Harpenden (UK Parliament constituency)

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In an analysis of the average income tax paid by constituency, Hitchin and Harpenden came 10th.
Prior to 1997, Hitchin was included in the abolished North Hertfordshire constituency and Harpenden in the St Albans constituency, while the village of Wheathampstead was part of the Welwyn Hatfield constituency.