Nettleden, a parish in Bucks, contiguous to Herts, 2½ miles NE of Berkhampstead station on the main line of the L. & N.W.R. Its post town is Hemel Hempstead; money order and telegraph office, Little Gaddesden. Acreage, 804; population, 115. Straw-plait is made here. The property belongs to Earl Brownlow, who is lord of the manor. In 1894 Nettleden was united to Potter End (1 mile distant, in Herts) as one living, a vicarage in the diocese of Oxford; joint value, £190 with residence. Patron, Earl Brownlow. The church, a building of stone in the Perpendicular style, was built in 1470, and was partly rebuilt by the late Duke of Bridgwater; it contains a brass of the 16th century and some ancient monuments.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
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