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Location: Bedfordshire, East of England, UK.

Population: 37,000

Found in the county of Beds, the market town of Leighton Buzzard lies near the border betwixt Beds and Bucks, on the banks of the Grand Union Canal, it has a populace close to 37,000 and a past stretching back to the Roman era, at which time the historical Watling Street (now the A-5) passed the town. These days Leighton Buzzard is attached to the adjacent town of Linslade and is about mid-way between Luton and Milton Keynes (Bucks), it stands near to the Chiltern Hills and has a significant quarrying industry (sand).

The History of Leighton Buzzard: It's thought that there were settlements in or around what is now known as Leighton Buzzard harping back to prehistoric times, age-old artifacts and coinage stumbled upon in the area show proof of this. The historical Watling Street (built by the Romans), now called the A5, passed through the close by settlements of Hockliffe and Dunstable some two thousand yrs ago, and the Romans would have at least known of Leighton Buzzard at this time.

The Romans were consequently followed by the Anglo-Saxons, and it was the Anglo-Saxons who used the market place sometime in the tenth century, and artifacts uncovered suggest that they were residing in the locale most likely from the 6th Century. The settlement existing then is not listed till 906 at which time the Danes made a peace treaty at Tiddenfoot, the Domesday Book of 1086 documented Leighton Manor.

The parish of Leighton Buzzard, typically, embodied a way wider area than merely the town alone, and incorporated the settlements of Heath & Reach, Stanbridge, Billington and Eggington. The "Leighton" in the name of the town seems to originated from the old English for "a clearing in the woods", the "Buzzard" portion did not get put on until the 12th Century when the Dean of Lincoln wanted to differentiate it from the other "Leighton" which he had inside his diocese. The Manors of Leighton were tenanted to a great many tenants over the ages, including the Leighs of Stoneleigh, who supported Charles I through the Civil War (1642-1645).

Leighton Buzzard trainLeighton Buzzard grew even bigger during the ensuing decades and the coming of a railway and a canal in the 19th Century saw it develop and grow. Modern day Leighton Buzzard is a booming market town that has seen accelerated development in the past few years.

Leighton Buzzard Places to Visit: All Saints Church started in 1277, together with its one hundred and ninety foot high spire, the widely known Leighton Buzzard Light Railway, a narrow guage heritage railway line which extends for around four miles from the station at Pages Park, to two now disused sand quarries at Double Arches, the line utilizes refurbished steam engines, Stockgrove Country Park, a park spanning forty acres at nearby Heath and Reach with woodland walks, lake and picnic area.

Also: Toddington Manor Gardens, Woburn Abbey, Aspley Woods, Dropshort Marsh, Tiddenfoot Waterside Park, Snakes and Ladders at Bedfordshire, Leighton Lady Cruises, Tiddenfoot Leisure Centre, Totternhoe Knolls, C2 Gallery, Ford End Watermill, Lancot Meadow, Whipsnade Zoo, Dunstable Leisure Centre, Mead Open Farm, Ouzel Meadows.

A selection of Leighton Buzzard streets and roads: Bossington Lane, Elliot Way, Monarch Way, Brooklands Drive, Loyne Close, Bragenham Lane, Churchill Road, Gilbert Mews, Morar Close, Grove Road, Hillside Road, Greenhill, St Andrews Close, Ash Grove, Garden Leys, Globe Lane, Cleveland Drive, Croxley Court, Adastral Avenue, Vicarage Gardens, Goodman Drive, Robinswood Close, Lincombe Slade, Adams Bottom, Boss Avenue, Brownslea, Winston Close, Rowley Furrows, Southcott Village, Clarence Road, Bridge Street, Hartwell Crescent, Dove Tree Road, Beaudesert, Oakridge Park, Stratton Mews, Dingle Dell, Chestnut Rise, Hornbeam Close, Hanover Court, Chamberlains Gardens, Clipstone Crescent, High Street, Firs Path, Lee Don Furlong, Ullswater Drive, Lake Street, Millers Close, St Mary's Way, Oakley Green, Nebular Court.

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The above facts should be appropriate for adjacent parishes and towns that include: Eggington, Battlesden, Milton Bryant, Eaton Bray, Grove, Wingfield, Stanbridge, Wing, Houghton Regis, Little Brickhill, Dunstable, Mentmore, Burcott, Hockliffe, Cheddington, Stoke Hammond, Luton, Little Billington, Stewkley, Horton, Great Brickhill, Heath and Reach, Bragenham, Slapton, Wingrave, Clipstone, Soulbury, Billington, Tebworth, Briggington, Toddington, Linslade. Map - Weather