Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for Bishop-Stortford

Bishop-Stortford, par. and market town with ry. sta., in E. of co. and 12 miles NE. of Hertford, on both sides of river Stort, 30½ miles NE. of London by rail, 3285 ac., pop. 6704; 4 Banks, 1 newspaper. Market-day, Thursday; trade in grain and malt; the birthplace of Chauncy (1632-1719), historian of Hertfordshire, and Hoole (1727-1803), translator of Tasso.


(John Bartholomew, Gazetteer of the British Isles (1887))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "parish and market town with railway station"   (ADL Feature Type: "cities")
Administrative units: Bishops Stortford AP/CP       Hertfordshire AncC
Place: Bishops Stortford

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