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Location: Bedfordshire (Beds), England, United Kingdom.

Population: 37,000

Set within the county of Bedfordshire, the market town of Leighton Buzzard stands near the county boundary betwixt Bucks and Beds, on the banks of the Grand Union Canal, the town has a populace close to 37,000 and a historic past going back to Roman days, at which time the Roman built A5 (then known as Watling Street) passed the town. Nowadays Leighton Buzzard is coupled with the nearby town of Linslade and is about halfway between Milton Keynes (Bucks) and Luton (Beds), it is located next to the Chilterns (Chiltern Hills) and has a substantial sand quarrying industry.

Leighton Buzzard Through the Ages: It's believed that there were settlements in or around what is now named Leighton Buzzard going back to unrecorded times, old artifacts and coinage found in close proximity show evidence of this. The historical Watling Street (built by the Romans), now termed the A5, passed through the nearby settlements of Dunstable and Hockliffe around 2,000 yrs ago, and the Romans should have at least known of the Leighton Buzzard settlement as they passed it.

The Romans were followed by the Anglo-Saxons, and it was they who were using a market during the tenth century, and artefacts uncovered reveal that they were living in the locale very likely from the 6th Century. The village existing then is not listed till 906 at which time the Danes made a peace treaty at Tiddenfoot, the 1086 Domesday Book mentioned Leighton Manor.

The parish of Leighton Buzzard, historically, embodied a far wider area than just the town by itself, and contained the hamlets of Billington, Heath & Reach, Stanbridge and Eggington. The "Leighton" in the town's name is thought to originated from the old English for "a clearing in the woods", the "Buzzard" portion wasn't included up until the 12th Century at which time the Dean of Lincoln was required to distinguish it from yet another "Leighton" which existed inside his diocese. The Manors of Leighton were let to a variety of tenants through the centuries, such as the Leighs of Stoneleigh, who followed Charles I throughout the Civil War (1642-1645).

Leighton Buzzard trainLeighton Buzzard grew even larger during the coming decades and the coming of a railway line and a canal during the 19th Century saw the town evolve and develop. Current day Leighton Buzzard can be termed a prosperous market town that has witnessed increased development in the last few years.

Leighton Buzzard Attractions: All Saints Church first built 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 runs for around four miles from the station in Pages Park, to two now disused sand quarries at Double Arches, the line uses renovated steam engines, Stockgrove Country Park, a park covering 40 acres at nearby Heath and Reach with picnic area, woodland walks and a lake.

Also: C2 Gallery, Pitstone Green Museum, Aspley Woods, Pitstone Windmill, Grebe Canal Cruises, Great Adventure Game, Toddington Manor Gardens, Bluebell Wood, Ouzel Meadows, Tiddenfoot Leisure Centre, Mead Open Farm, Leighton Lady Cruises, Dunstable Downs, Leighton Linslade Virtual Museum, Rushmere Park, Lancot Meadow.

A selection of Leighton Buzzard streets and roads: Adaern Close, Oatfield Gardens, Meadway, Finch Crescent, Plantation Road, Mill Road, Cheviot Close, Billington Road, Golden Riddy, Mowbray Drive, Riverside, Coniston Road, Lime Grove, Ashlong Close, Middle Green, Marley Fields, Montgomery Close, Linslade Road, The Vyne, Chaloner Court, Melfort Drive, Roosevelt Avenue, Bideford Green, Sandhills, Chelsea Green, Beech Grove, Rowley Furrows, Church Avenue, Baker Street, Bossington Lane, Wentworth Drive, Alwins Field, St Mary's Way, North Street, Grasmere Way, Grove Road, Vicarage Road, East Street, Ship Road, Aries Court, Richmond Road, Lochy Drive, Nevis Close, Concord Way, Ledburn Grove, Bewdley Drive, Bushell Close, Cedars Way, Saturn Close, Stoke Road, Shenley Close.

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