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Little Munden, Hertfordshire

Historical Description

Munden, Little, or Munden Frewell or Freville, a village and a parish in Herts. The village stands 3½ miles W of Standon station on the Buntingford branch of the G.E.R., and 5¼ N by W of Ware. The parish contains also the hamlets of Green End and Potters Green and parts of the hamlets of Dane End and Haultwick, and it has a post office at Dane End under Ware; money order and telegraph office, Watton. Acreage, 1774; population of the civil parish, 378; of the ecclesiastical, 415. There is a parish council consisting of five members. Dane End House, Libury Hall, and Green End House are chief residences. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St Albans; net value, £382 witli residence. The church is a plain but ancient building of flint, dating from the 13th century, consisting of chancel with N chapel, nave, N aisle, N and S porches, and an embattled western tower with a spire. It has two very ancient altar tombs.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyHertfordshire 
Ecclesiastical parishLittle Munden All Saints 
Poor Law unionHitchin 

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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Visitations Heraldic

The Visitations of Hertfordshire, 1572 and 1634. Edited by Walter C. Metcalfe, F.S.A. is available on the Heraldry page.