Dunton, Bedfordshire


Dunton, Bedfordshire

Coordinates: 52°04′58″N 0°11′42″W / 52.0828°N 0.1951°W / 52.0828; -0.1951

Dunton
Dunton is located in Bedfordshire
Dunton

 Dunton shown within Bedfordshire
Unitary authority Central Bedfordshire
Ceremonial county Bedfordshire
Region East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town biggleswade
Postcode district SG18
Police Bedfordshire
Fire Bedfordshire and Luton
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
List of places: UK • England • Bedfordshire

Dunton is a small village and civil parish located in the English county of Bedfordshire near Biggleswade.[1]

Dunton has a small lower school and a pre-school that meets in The Memorial Hall, which is also used by other village organizations and is available for hire. In the distant past, Dunton once had a combined facility for the purpose of shopping and use as the Post Office, until it was turned into a house. There is a pub called the March Hare which reopened in August 2010 after being closed for two years. It plans to become a major location for ale drinking in the city.[2]

There is a Playing Field with a sports pavilion used by a men's adult football team that play in the Beds Premier and a reserve team that play in the Beds Premier Reserve Division 2. This year Dunton has added an under 15's youth side, these boys have a direct route into adult football and play in the Royston crow league.

The Parish Church of St. Mary Magdalene dominates the village center and is floodlit at night. It is very active with a range of regular community events being held in addition to weekly services.

See also

References

  1. ^ "Dunton, Bedfordshire". Archived from the original on 21 February 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/5wfr0iM7M. Retrieved 21 February 2011. 
  2. ^ "The March Hare". Dunton, Bedfordshire. Archived from the original on 21 February 2011. http://www.webcitation.org/5wfqn4TsV. Retrieved 21 February 2011. 

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