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Ampthill History

In Daniel & Samuel Lysons Magna Britanica, Bedfordshire Volume (1806) Ampthill was described as "…a small neat town, pleasantly situated, but in a sandy soil." Today Ampthill is known for its Georgian character buildings. However many conceal a much older history behind their elegant façade. For an introduction to the town can be found by reading the historical summary

Other articles relating to the town's history can be found by following the links below:

Ampthill Chronology

Ampthill Castle: Long gone but not forgotten!

Ampthill during the Second World War

Local Government in Ampthill

Ampthill Businesses according to Trades Directories

   
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