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Location: Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom.

Population: 37,000

Located in the county of Beds in the East of England, the delightful town of Leighton Buzzard lays near to the boundary in between Bedfordshire and Bucks, on the Grand Union Canal, Leighton Buzzard has a populace of approximately 37,000 and a historical past stretching back to Roman times, at which time the early A5 (then known as Watling St) passed by the town. These days Leighton Buzzard is more or less connected to the adjoining town of Linslade and it's roughly halfway between Luton (Bedfordshire) and Milton Keynes (Bucks), it is situated close to the Chiltern Hills (Chilterns) and has a substantial sand quarrying industry.

Leighton Buzzard History: It is felt that there existed settlements in or around what is now known as Leighton Buzzard stretching back to prehistoric times, age-old artefacts and coinage stumbled on nearby give evidence of this fact. The historical Watling Street (constructed by the Romans), now termed the A5, passed through neighbouring Dunstable and Hockliffe over two thousand years ago, and the Romans would have at least known of the village at that time.

The Romans were followed by the Anglo-Saxons, and it was the Anglo-Saxons who developed the market place sometime in the 10th Century, and relics unearthed show that they were residing in the neighbourhood in all probability since the 6th Century. The village as it was then wasn't observed until 906 when the Danes signed a peace treaty at Tiddenfoot, the Domesday Book (1086) talked about Leighton Manor.

The parish of Leighton Buzzard, over time, embraced a far larger area than just the town itself, and consisted of the hamlets of Heath & Reach, Eggington, Billington and Stanbridge. The "Leighton" in the name is thought to derived from the old English meaning "a clearing in the woods", the "Buzzard" section did not get inserted up until the twelfth century after the Dean of Lincoln had to distinguish it from yet another "Leighton" that he had within his diocese. The Manors of Leighton were leased to numerous tenants over the ages, including the Leighs of Stoneleigh, who assisted Charles I through the Civil War (1642-1645).

Leighton Buzzard trainLeighton Buzzard grew even larger during the following generations and the arrival of a railway and a canal during the Nineteenth Century saw it develop and evolve. Twenty-first century Leighton Buzzard can be termed a booming market town which has witnessed improved development in recent times.

Leighton Buzzard Tourist Attractions: The All Saints Church begun in 1277, along with its 190 foot spire, the popular Leighton Buzzard Light Railway, a narrow guage heritage railway which operates for about four mls from the station in Pages Park, to 2 now disused sand quarries at Double Arches, the railway utilizes restored steam engines, Stockgrove Country Park, a forty acre park at close by Heath and Reach with a picnic area, a lake and woodland walks.

Also: Pitstone Green Museum, Mead Open Farm, Woburn Abbey, Snakes and Ladders at Bedfordshire, Ford End Watermill, Pitstone Windmill, Lancot Meadow, Toddington Manor Gardens, Woburn Heritage Centre, Ouzel Meadows, Great Adventure Game, Aspley Woods, Leighton Linslade Virtual Museum, C2 Gallery, Dunstable Downs, Bluebell Wood.

A selection of Leighton Buzzard streets and roads: Milebush, Southcourt Road, Nebular Court, Lywood Road, Morar Close, Victoria Road, Dingle Dell, Boss Avenue, Maree Close, Plum Tree Lane, Grovebury Place Estate, Chelsea Green, Pear Tree Lane, Taylor's Ride, Leighton Road, Grove Road, Knaves Hill, Ullswater Drive, Doggett Street, Eriboll Close, Greaves Way, Southcott Village, Cheviot Close, Church Road, Ascot Drive, Bassett Road, Baker Street, South Street, Almond Road, Epsom Close, Millers Close, Hercules Close, The Heath, East Street, Miletree Court, Stephenson Close, St Leonard's Close, Church Square, Highcroft, Wheatfield Close, Heath Park Road, Finch Crescent, Summer Street, Globe Lane, Fallowfield, Highfield Road, Hanover Court, North Star Drive, Johnson Drive, Blakedown Road, Beaudesert.

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The above information will be useful for encircling parishes e.g: Dunstable, Bragenham, Mentmore, Stoke Hammond, Battlesden, Tebworth, Horton, Billington, Milton Bryant, Little Billington, Cheddington, Luton, Eaton Bray, Briggington, Little Brickhill, Burcott, Heath and Reach, Clipstone, Toddington, Wingfield, Wing, Grove, Wingrave, Stewkley, Slapton, Hockliffe, Eggington, Linslade, Great Brickhill, Stanbridge, Houghton Regis, Soulbury. Map - Weather