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Encyclopedia > Chiltern Hills
Chiltern Hills
Chiltern Hills near Nettlebed
Chiltern Hills near Nettlebed
Country England
Counties Bedfordshire Buckinghamshire Oxfordshire Hertfordshire
Location south-east England
Highest point
 - location Haddington Hill
 - elevation 267 m (876 ft)
Geology chalk downland
Plant beech, bluebell, candytuft, woodruff
Animal Badger, Muntjack and Fallow Deer, Fox, Kestrel, Red Kite, Woodpecker
Founded 1965

The Chiltern Hills are a chalk escarpment in south east England. They are known locally as "the Chilterns". A large portion of the hills is designated officially as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 449 × 599 pixelsFull resolution (512 × 683 pixel, file size: 86 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Please see the file description page for further information. ... Nettlebed is a village in Oxfordshire, England. ... Motto (French) God and my right Anthem No official anthem - the United Kingdom anthem God Save the Queen is commonly used England() – on the European continent() – in the United Kingdom() Capital (and largest city) London (de facto) Official languages English (de facto)1 Government Constitutional monarchy  -  Monarch Queen Elizabeth II... Bedfordshire (abbreviated Beds) is a county in England that forms part of the East of England region. ... Buckinghamshire (abbreviated Bucks) is one of the home counties in South East England. ... Oxfordshire (abbreviated Oxon, from the Latinised form Oxonia) is a county in the South East of England, bordering on Northamptonshire, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire, Wiltshire, Gloucestershire, and Warwickshire. ... Hertfordshire (pronounced Hartfordshire and abbreviated as Herts) is an inland county in the United Kingdom and part of the East of England Government Office region. ... South East England is one of the nine official regions of England. ... Haddington Hill is a hill in The Chilterns, and the highest point in the English county of Buckinghamshire. ... The metre (American English:meter) is a measure of length. ... A foot (plural: feet or foot;[1] symbol or abbreviation: ft or, sometimes, ′ – a prime) is a unit of length, in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... The Needles,situated on the Isle Of Wight, are part of the extensive Southern England Chalk Formation. ... A downland is an area of open chalk upland. ... Species Fagus crenata - Japanese Beech Fagus engleriana - Chinese Beech Fagus grandifolia - American Beech Fagus hayatae - Taiwan Beech Fagus japonica - Japanese Blue Beech Fagus longipetiolata - South Chinese Beech Fagus lucida - Shining Beech Fagus mexicana - Mexican Beech or Haya Fagus orientalis - Oriental Beech Fagus sylvatica - European Beech Beech (Fagus) is a genus... Binomial name Hyacinthoides non-scripta (L.) Chouard ex Rothm. ... Species Iberis amara - rocket candytuft Iberis gibraltarica - Gibraltar candytuft Iberis sempervirens - perennial candytuft Iberis umbellata - globe candytuft This article is about the plant genus. ... Binomial name Galium odoratum (L.) Scop. ... Genera  Arctonyx  Melogale  Meles  Mellivora  Taxidea For other uses, see Badger (disambiguation). ... Species 10 species, see text Muntjac are deer of the genus Muntiacus, also known as Barking Deer. ... Binomial name Dama dama (Linnaeus, 1758) The Fallow Deer (Dama dama) is a ruminant mammal belonging to the family Cervidae. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... The name kestrel is given to several different members of the falcon genus, Falco. ... Binomial name Milvus milvus Linnaeus, 1758 The Red Kite (Milvus milvus) is a medium-large bird of prey in the family Accipitridae, which also includes many other diurnal raptors such as eagles, buzzards and harriers. ... Genera Melanerpes Sphyrapicus Xiphidiopicus Dendropicos Dendrocopos Picoides Veniliornis Campethera Geocolaptes Dinopium Meiglyptes Hemicircus Micropternus Picus Mulleripicus Dryocopus Celeus Piculus Colaptes Campephilus Chrysocolaptes Reinwardtipicus Blythipicus Gecinulus Sapheopipo For other uses, see Woodpecker (disambiguation). ... The Needles,situated on the Isle Of Wight, are part of the extensive Southern England Chalk Formation. ... In geology, an escarpment is a transition zone between different physiogeographic provinces that involves an elevation differential, often involving high cliffs. ... Motto (French) God and my right Anthem No official anthem - the United Kingdom anthem God Save the Queen is commonly used England() – on the European continent() – in the United Kingdom() Capital (and largest city) London (de facto) Official languages English (de facto)1 Government Constitutional monarchy  -  Monarch Queen Elizabeth II... An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) is an area of countryside with significant landscape value in England, Wales or Northern Ireland, that has been specially designated by the Countryside Agency on behalf of the United Kingdom government. ...

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Location

The Chilterns stretches in a seventy-five mile south-west to north-east diagonal from Goring-On-Thames in Oxfordshire through Buckinghamshire, via Dunstable Downs in Bedfordshire to the furthest north east ridge which runs from Deacon Hill, Pegsden. Railway bridge near Goring Goring-on-Thames is a village and civil parish on the River Thames in the English county of Oxfordshire. ... Oxfordshire (abbreviated Oxon, from the Latinised form Oxonia) is a county in the South East of England, bordering on Northamptonshire, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire, Wiltshire, Gloucestershire, and Warwickshire. ... Buckinghamshire (abbreviated Bucks) is one of the home counties in South East England. ... Dunstable is a town in the county of Bedfordshire, England, with a population of 33,805 (2001 census). ...


The boundary of the hills is clearly defined on the north west side by the scarp slope. The dip slope, by its nature, merges with the landscape to the south east. Similarly, the Thames provides a clear terminal whereas, north east of Luton, the hills decline slowly in prominence.


Geology

The scarp overlooks the Vale of Aylesbury, and approximately coincides with the southernmost extent of the ice sheet during the last ice age. The Chilterns are part of the Southern England Chalk Formation which also includes Salisbury Plain, Cranborne Chase, the Isle of Wight and the South Downs, in the south. In the north, the chalk formations continue north-westwards across north Hertfordshire, Norfolk and the Lincolnshire Wolds, finally ending as the Yorkshire Wolds in a prominent escarpment, south of the Vale of Pickering. The Aylesbury Vale (or Vale of Aylesbury) is a large area of flat land largely to be found in Buckinghamshire, England. ... Variations in CO2, temperature and dust from the Vostok ice core over the last 400 000 years For the animated movie, see Ice Age (movie). ... In this geological map of Great Britain the Chalk is labled 6 The Chalk Formation of Southern England is a system of chalk downland in the south of England. ... This article is about the plateau in southern England; Salisbury Plain is also an area on South Georgia Island. ... Ashmore pond Cranborne Chase is a Chalk plateau in central southern England, straddling the counties Dorset, Hampshire and Wiltshire. ... The Isle of Wight is an English island and county, off the southern English coast, to the south of the county of Hampshire, between the Solent and the English Channel. ... Near Beachy Head The South Downs is one of the two areas of chalk downland in southern England. ... The Lincolnshire Wolds is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (designated as such in 1973) covering 560 square kilometres of north and east Lincolnshire, England. ... The Yorkshire Wolds are an area of low hills and valleys in the East Riding of Yorkshire in North-Eastern England. ... The Vale of Pickering is a low-lying flat area of land in North Yorkshire, England. ...


Physical characteristics

Their highest point — 267 m (876 ft) — is at Haddington Hill in Wendover Woods, Buckinghamshire, near Wendover; a stone marks the summit. A prominent hill is the nearby Ivinghoe Beacon, standing 249m (817ft) above sea level, the starting point of the Icknield Way and The Ridgeway long distance path, which follows the line of the Chilterns for many miles to the west, where they merge with the Wiltshire downs and southern Cotswolds. To the east of Ivinghoe Beacon is Dunstable Downs, a steep section of the Chiltern scarp that is the site of the famous London Gliding Club and Whipsnade Zoo. Near Wendover is Coombe Hill which is 260 m (853 ft) above sea level. The metre (American English:meter) is a measure of length. ... A foot (plural: feet or foot;[1] symbol or abbreviation: ft or, sometimes, ′ – a prime) is a unit of length, in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... Haddington Hill is a hill in The Chilterns, and the highest point in the English county of Buckinghamshire. ... Wendover Woods is an area of woodland on the north edge of the Chiltern Hills. ... Buckinghamshire (abbreviated Bucks) is one of the home counties in South East England. ... Wendover is a picturesque market town that sits at the foot of the Chiltern Hills in Buckinghamshire, England. ... In winter Ivinghoe Beacon is a prominent hill and landmark in the Chiltern Hills. ... The Icknield Way is one of the oldest roads in Britain, being one of the few long-distance trackways to have existed before the Romans occupied the country. ... The Ridgeway in Grims Ditch near Mongewell The Ridgeway passing through open downland The ancient tree-lined path winds over the downs countryside For other meanings see Ridgeway. ... Long-distance trails (or long-distance tracks, paths, footpaths or greenways) are trails or footpaths covering large distances, typically 50 km or more, used for rambling (that is, hiking or backpacking). ... Wiltshire (abbreviated Wilts) is a large southern English county. ... The Cotswolds is the name given to a range of hills in central England, sometimes called the Heart of England, a hilly area reaching over 300 m or 1000 feet. ... Dunstable Downs are part of the Chiltern Hills, in southern Bedfordshire. ... The London Gliding Club was formed shortly after the formation of the British Gliding Association on February 20, 1930. ... Whipsnade Wild Animal Park is a zoo located at Whipsnade, near Dunstable in Bedfordshire, England. ... Coombe Hill is a hill in The Chilterns, located near the town of Wendover, and overlooks Aylesbury Vale. ...


The more gently sloping country - the dip slope - to the south-east of the Chiltern scarp is also generally referred to as The Chilterns, containing much beech woodland and many pretty villages. General Definition A dip slope is a geological formation often created by tilted strata. ... Species Fagus crenata - Japanese Beech Fagus engleriana - Chinese Beech Fagus grandifolia - American Beech Fagus hayatae - Taiwan Beech Fagus japonica - Japanese Blue Beech Fagus longipetiolata - South Chinese Beech Fagus lucida - Shining Beech Fagus mexicana - Mexican Beech or Haya Fagus orientalis - Oriental Beech Fagus sylvatica - European Beech Beech (Fagus) is a genus...


Rivers that drain from the Chiltern Hills include the River Mimram, River Lee, River Ver, River Bulbourne, River Misbourne, River Chess, River Wye and River Gade and are classified as chalk streams. The Mimram Valley is named after the River Mimram, which rises from a spring near Whitwell, in North Hertfordshire, UK, and makes its confluence with the River Lea near Horns Mill in Hertford. ... Bow Creek (tidal) meets the Limehouse Cut (canal) with a view of Londons Docklands The River Lee or River Lea (both spellings are in general use) is a river in England. ... River Ver in St Albans The River Ver is a river in Hertfordshire. ... The River Bulbourne runs from Dudswell in Northchurch, through Berkhamsted and Bourne End to where it joins the River Gade at Two Waters in Apsley near Hemel Hempstead. ... The River Misbourne rises in a field on the outskirts of Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire, and flows down the Misbourne valley to join the River Colne just north of where the latter is crossed by the A40 Western Avenue. ... The River Chess is chalk-stream which springs from Chesham, Bucks and lies in the Chess Valley in Buckinghamshire and Hertfordshire, in south-eastern England. ... The River Wye in Buckinghamshire is a river that rises in the Chiltern Hills of Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom and flows through High Wycombe on its way down to Bourne End, where it meets the River Thames. ... The River Gade is a river in England. ... The River Bourne at Winterbourne Gunner, a typical chalk stream Chalk stream is a term generally applied to the winterbournes, streams and rivers of the Southern England Chalk Formation in Hampshire, Wiltshire, and Dorset, England although it could well be used for similar watercourses elsewhere. ...


History

In pre-Roman times, the Chiltern ridge provided a relatively safe and easily negotiable route, thus the Icknield Way (one of England's ancient trackways) follows the line of the hills. The Icknield Way is one of the oldest roads in Britain, being one of the few long-distance trackways to have existed before the Romans occupied the country. ...


One of the principal Roman settlements in Britannia was sited at Verulamium (now St Albans and there are significant Roman and Romano-British remains in the area. Roman Britain refers to those parts of the island of Great Britain controlled by the Roman Empire between 43 and 410. ... Britannia on a 2005 £2 coin. ... Remains of the city walls Verulamium was the third largest city in Roman Britain. ... , St Albans is the main urban area of the City and District of St Albans in southern Hertfordshire, England, around 22 miles (35. ... Romano-British is a term used to refer to the Romanized Britons under the Roman Empire (and later the Western Roman Empire) and in the years after the Roman departure exposed to Roman culture and Christian religion. ...


The Tudors had a hunting lodge in the Hemel Hempstead area. Tudor usually relates to the Tudor period in English history, which refers to the period of time between 1485 and 1558/1603 when the Tudor dynasty held the English throne. ... Hemel Hempstead is a town in Hertfordshire, England with a population of 81,143 at the 2001 Census. ...


Settlement

Until the coming of the railways and, later, the motor-car, the Chilterns were largely rural with country towns situated on the main routes through the hills. The position of the hills, north-west of London, has affected the routing of major road, rail and canal routes. These were funnelled through convenient valleys (eg, High Wycombe, Hemel Hempstead) and encouraged settlement and, later, commuter housing. // The world renound retard, jack milner, has been said to be living in the retarded town just west of high wycombe known as down syndromly. ... Hemel Hempstead is a town in Hertfordshire, England with a population of 81,143 at the 2001 Census. ... Commuters on the New York City Subway during rush hour Rush hour at Shinjuku Station, Yamanote Line Traffic jam Commuting is the process of travelling between a place of residence and a place of work. ...


List of towns and villages in, or adjacent to, the Chilterns

Aldbury is a village in Hertfordshire in England, near the borders of Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire. ... Amersham (previously Agmondesham) is a market town 27 miles north west of London, in the Chiltern Hills, England. ... Apsley is a town in the county of Hertfordshire, England. ... Golden Valley, Ashridge Estate, 2006 The Bridgewater Monument View from Bridgewater Monument to the house Ashridge is an estate and house in Hertfordshire, England; part of the land stretches into Buckinghamshire and it is close to the Bedfordshire border. ... Statistics Population: 5,000 (2002 est. ... Beaconsfield is a market town in Buckinghamshire, England lying almost 25 miles NW of London. ... Berkhamsted is a historic town of some 19,000 people. ... Bledlow Ridge is a village in Buckinghamshire, England. ... Bovingdon Bovingdon is a large village in the Chiltern Hills, in Hertfordshire, England, close to the town of Hemel Hempstead and within the local authority area of Dacorum. ... Bradenham is a village in Buckinghamshire, England. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Caddington (TL 065 195) is a village and civil parish in the South Bedfordshire district of Bedfordshire, England. ... , Chalfont St Giles is a village in south east Buckinghamshire in the United Kingdom, on the edge of the Chilterns, 25 miles from London, and near to Seer Green, Jordans, Chalfont St Peter, Little Chalfont and Amersham. ... Map sources for Chalfont St Peter at grid reference TQ000908 Chalfont St Peter is a village in south east Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom. ... Chesham is a market town in the Chiltern Hills, Buckinghamshire, England. ... This article needs to be wikified. ... Cholesbury (formerly known as Chelwoldsbury) is a village in Buckinghamshire, England, on the border with Hertfordshire. ... Dunstable is a town in the county of Bedfordshire, England, with a population of 33,805 (2001 census). ... Edlesborough is a village in Buckinghamshire, England. ... Ellesborough is a village in Buckinghamshire, England. ... Fingest (formerly Tinghurst) is a village in Buckinghamshire, England. ... Flackwell Heath is a village on the outskirts of High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire England. ... Frieth is a hamlet in the parish of Hambleden, in Buckinghamshire, England. ... Railway bridge near Goring Goring-on-Thames is a village and civil parish on the River Thames in the English county of Oxfordshire. ... Great Missenden is a village in the valley of the river Misbourne in the Chiltern Hills in Buckinghamshire between Amersham and Wendover. ... Great Hampden and Little Hampden are two villages in Buckinghamshire, England, about three miles south-east of Princes Risborough. ... Great Offley is a village between Hitchin in Hertfordshire and Luton. ... Halton is a small village in Buckinghamshire, England close to Wendover. ... Hambleden is a large village in the south of Buckinghamshire, England. ... Hawridge (or Harrage) is a small village in Buckinghamshire, England. ... Hemel Hempstead is a town in Hertfordshire, England with a population of 81,143 at the 2001 Census. ... Henley-on-Thames from by the playground near the Rail Station River Thames, the five arched Henley Bridge and Leander Club (to the far left) Henley-on-Thames is a town on the north side of the River Thames in south Oxfordshire, England, about 10 miles downstream and north-east... Hexton is a small village about six miles west of Hitchin in Hertfordshire. ... // The world renound retard, jack milner, has been said to be living in the retarded town just west of high wycombe known as down syndromly. ... Hughenden Valley (formerly called Hughenden or Hitchendon) is an extensive village in Buckinghamshire, England, just to the north of High Wycombe. ... Lane End is a hamlet in the parish of Fingest, in Buckinghamshire, England. ... Ley Hill is a Chiltern village on the Bucks/Herts border near the town of Chesham in the south-east England. ... Little Missenden is a village in Buckinghamshire, England. ... Lilley is a surname, and may refer to: Charles Lilley Chris Lilley (comedian) Chris Lilley (W3C) David Lilley Dick Lilley James R. Lilley Mial Eben Lilley Peter Lilley E. R. Lilley the electoral Division of Lilley in Australia Lilley, Berkshire, in England Lilley, Hertfordshire, in England Lilley Township, Michigan, USA... It has been suggested that Culture in Luton be merged into this article or section. ... Markyate is a village in north-west Hertfordshire adjacent to its border with Bedfordshire. ... Medmenham is a village in Buckinghamshire, England. ... Naphill is a hamlet in the parish of Hughenden Valley in Buckinghamshire, England. ... Nettlebed is a village in Oxfordshire, England. ... Pishill is a hamlet in Oxfordshire, England. ... Princes Risborough is a town in Buckinghamshire, England, about 9 miles south of Aylesbury and 9 miles north west of High Wycombe. ... The Chequers Parade, including the Costcutter and Hopper & Babbs butcher, which are probably among the most commonly used shops. ... Reading is a town, unitary authority (the Borough of Reading) and urban area in the English county of Berkshire. ... Redbourn is a village in Hertfordshire, United Kingdom, roughly 5 miles from St Albans, Hemel Hempstead and Markyate, and 3 miles from Harpenden. ... Skirmett is a hamlet in the parish of Hambleden, in Buckinghamshire, England. ... Stokenchurch is a village in the English county of Buckinghamshire (formerly in Oxfordshire). ... Stonor Park is the location if a historic house and park in Oxfordshire, England, on the border with Buckinghamshire north of Henley-on-Thames. ... Studham is a village in the county of Bedfordshire, and the administrative district of South Bedfordshire. ... Map sources for Tring at grid reference SP924117 Tring is a small market town in the Chiltern Hills in Hertfordshire, England with a population of 13,000. ... Turville is a village in Buckinghamshire, England. ... Watlington in Oxfordshire, UK, is a small, quiet market town of just under 3,000 inhabitants, located in the Chiltern Hills south of Oxford and north of Reading, Berkshire. ... Wendover is a picturesque market town that sits at the foot of the Chiltern Hills in Buckinghamshire, England. ... West Wycombe is an area located just north of High Wycombe in the United Kingdom and is the home of the West Wycombe Caves. ... Whitwell is a hamlet in the parish of St Pauls Walden about five miles south of Hitchin in Hertfordshire. ... Whipsnade is a small village in the county of Bedfordshire, with a population of 457 (2001 census). ...

Use

The hills have been exploited for their natural resources. The chalk has been quarried for the manufacture of cement. Beechwoods supplied furniture makers with quality hardwood, the area was once renowned for its chair making industry, centred on the towns of Chesham and High Wycombe. The clean water from the aquifer is still used for public supply and the rivers and streams have fed watercress beds. The chalk of the hills is an important aquifer, exploited to provide water supplies in the area; it has been suggested that over-exploitation has led to the disappearance of some streams. In the most general sense of the word, cement is a binder, a substance which sets and hardens independently, and can bind other materials together. ... Species Fagus crenata - Japanese Beech Fagus engleriana - Chinese Beech Fagus grandifolia - American Beech Fagus hayatae - Taiwan Beech Fagus japonica - Japanese Blue Beech Fagus longipetiolata - South Chinese Beech Fagus lucida - Shining Beech Fagus mexicana - Mexican Beech or Haya Fagus orientalis - Oriental Beech Fagus sylvatica - European Beech Beech (Fagus) is a genus... Typical Western wooden chair A chair is a piece of furniture for sitting, consisting of a seat, a back, and sometimes arm rests, commonly for use by one person. ... Chesham is a market town in the Chiltern Hills, Buckinghamshire, England. ... // The world renound retard, jack milner, has been said to be living in the retarded town just west of high wycombe known as down syndromly. ... Species Nasturtium nasturtium-aquaticum L. Nasturtium microphyllum Boenn ex Rchb. ... An aquifer is an underground layer of water-bearing permeable rock or unconsolidated materials (gravel, sand, silt, or clay) from which groundwater can be usefully extracted using a water well. ...


In a region short of building stone, local clay deposits and timber provided the raw materials for brick manufacture. Where available, flint was also used for construction; it is still used in modern buildings, although restricted to decoration to give a vernacular appearance. This article is about the sedimentary rock. ...


Mediaeval parishes reflected the diversity of land from clay farmland, through wooded slopes to downland. Their boundaries were often drawn to include a section of each type of land, resulting in an irregular county boundary between, say, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire. These have tended to be smoothed out by successive reorganisations.


In modern times, as people have come to appreciate open country, the area has become a visitor destination and the National Trust has acquired land to preserve its character, for example at Ashridge, near Tring. In places, with the reduction of sheep grazing, action has been taken to maintain open downland by suppressing the natural growth of scrub and birch woodland. In the 1920s and 1930s, the Youth Hostels Association established several hostels for people visiting the hills. The standard of the National Trust The National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty, usually known as The National Trust, is a British preservation organization. ... Golden Valley, Ashridge Estate, 2006 The Bridgewater Monument View from Bridgewater Monument to the house Ashridge is an estate and house in Hertfordshire, England; part of the land stretches into Buckinghamshire and it is close to the Bedfordshire border. ... Map sources for Tring at grid reference SP924117 Tring is a small market town in the Chiltern Hills in Hertfordshire, England with a population of 13,000. ... This article is about the Youth Hostels Association, for the IATA code YHA see Port Hope Simpson Airport. ...


Administration

The Chilterns are not a National Park and do not, therefore, possess their own planning authority. The Chilterns Conservation Board has an advisory role on planning and development matters and seeks to influence the actions of local government by commenting upon planning applications.[1] The Brecon Beacons National Park, looking from the highest point of Pen Y Fan (886 m/2907 feet) to Corn Du (873 m/2864 feet). ... Main article: Town and Country Planning in the United Kingdom Planning permission or planning consent is the permission required in the United Kingdom in order to be allowed to build on land, or change the use of land or buildings. ... Main article: Town and Country Planning in the United Kingdom Planning permission or planning consent is the permission required in the United Kingdom in order to be allowed to build on land, or change the use of land or buildings. ...


The local authorities (four County Councils, one Unitary Authority and ten District and Borough Councils) are expected to respect the areas status as a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.


Chiltern Hundreds

The Chilterns includes the Chiltern Hundreds. By established custom, Members of the British Parliament may apply for the Stewardship of the Chiltern Hundreds as a device to resign their seats, despite an ordinance to the contrary (see Resignation from the House of Commons). The Chiltern Hundreds date back to the 13th century. ... A Member of Parliament, or MP, is a representative elected by the voters to a parliament. ... Members of Parliament of the House of Commons in the United Kingdom are technically forbidden to resign. ...


References

  1. ^ Chilterns Conservation Board

See also

  • Zouches Farm

Zouches Farm is a microwave radio link site located at Zouches Farm, Caddington, Bedfordshire, United Kingdom (grid reference TL045210), on the top of Blows Downs, owned and maintained by BT Group. ...

External links

  • Chilterns Conservation Board
  • Kimpton Flood (When Chalk Streams turn bad!)

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