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The A1 is the longest numbered road in the UK, at.
The A41 is a major trunk road in England that links London and Birkenhead, although it has now in parts been superseded by motorways.
The A5 London Holyhead Trunk Road is a major road in England and Wales.
The A6 is one of the main historic north–south roads in England.
The Abbey Line, also called the St Albans Abbey branch line, is a railway line from Watford Junction to St Albans Abbey.
Airbus Defence and Space is a division of Airbus responsible for defence and aerospace products and services.
Aldenham is a village and civil parish in Hertfordshire, north-east of Watford and southwest of Radlett.
Amersham is a market town and civil parish within the Chiltern district in Buckinghamshire, England, north-west of London, in the Chiltern Hills.
In historiography, ancient Rome is Roman civilization from the founding of the city of Rome in the 8th century BC to the collapse of the Western Roman Empire in the 5th century AD, encompassing the Roman Kingdom, Roman Republic and Roman Empire until the fall of the western empire.
The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle is a collection of annals in Old English chronicling the history of the Anglo-Saxons.
The Anglo-Saxons were a people who inhabited Great Britain from the 5th century.
Animal Farm is an allegorical novella by George Orwell, first published in England on 17 August 1945.
An aquifer is an underground layer of water-bearing permeable rock, rock fractures or unconsolidated materials (gravel, sand, or silt).
Aristocracy (Greek ἀριστοκρατία aristokratía, from ἄριστος aristos "excellent", and κράτος kratos "power") is a form of government that places strength in the hands of a small, privileged ruling class.
Ashridge is a country estate and stately home in Hertfordshire, England in the United Kingdom; part of the land stretches into Buckinghamshire and it is close to the Bedfordshire border.
Ayot St Lawrence is a small village and civil parish in Hertfordshire, between Harpenden and Welwyn.
BAE Systems plc is a British multinational defence, security, and aerospace company.
Baldock is a historic market town in the local government district of North Hertfordshire in the ceremonial county of Hertfordshire, England where the River Ivel rises.
Barnet was a local government district in south Hertfordshire from 1863 to 1965 around the town of Barnet.
Bedford railway station (formerly Bedford Midland Road) is the larger of two railway stations in the town of Bedford in Bedfordshire, England.
Bedfordshire (abbreviated Beds.) is a county in the East of England.
Beech Bottom Dyke, is a large ditch running for almost a mile at the northern edge of St Albans, Hertfordshire flanked by banks on both sides.
Berkhamsted is a historic market town close to the western boundary of Hertfordshire, England, in the small Bulbourne valley in the Chiltern Hills, northwest of London.
Berkhamsted Castle is a Norman motte-and-bailey castle in Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire.
Big Brother is the British version of the international reality television franchise Big Brother created by producer John de Mol in 1997.
Bishop's Stortford is a historic market town and civil parish in Hertfordshire, England.
Bleak House is a novel by English author Charles Dickens, first published as a serial between March 1852 and September 1853.
Borehamwood (—formerly spelt Boreham Wood), is a town in southern Hertfordshire.
The Borough of Broxbourne is a local government district and borough in Hertfordshire, England.
Boulder clay, in geology, is a deposit of clay, often full of boulders, which is formed out of the ground moraine material of glaciers and ice-sheets wherever they are found.
Bovingdon is a large village in Hertfordshire, England, four miles southwest of Hemel Hempstead, and it is a civil parish within the local authority area of Dacorum.
Braughing is a village and civil parish, between the rivers Quin and Rib, in the non-metropolitan district of East Hertfordshire, part of the English county of Hertfordshire, England.
Brighton railway station is the southern terminus of the Brighton Main Line in England, and the principal station serving the city of Brighton, East Sussex.
The Bronze Age is a historical period characterized by the use of bronze, and in some areas proto-writing, and other early features of urban civilization.
Broxbourne is a commuter town in the Broxbourne borough of Hertfordshire in the East of England with a population of 13,298 in 2001, increasing to 15,303 at the 2011 Census for the sum of the two Broxbourne Wards.
Buckinghamshire, abbreviated Bucks, is a county in South East England which borders Greater London to the south east, Berkshire to the south, Oxfordshire to the west, Northamptonshire to the north, Bedfordshire to the north east and Hertfordshire to the east.
A buffer zone is generally a zonal area that lies between two or more other areas (often, but not necessarily, countries), but depending on the type of buffer zone, the reason for it may be to segregate regions or to conjoin them.
The Buncefield fire was a major conflagration caused by a series of explosions on 11 December 2005 at the Hertfordshire Oil Storage Terminal, an oil storage facility located near the M1 motorway by Hemel Hempstead in Hertfordshire, England.
Buncefield oil depot is operated by Hertfordshire Oil Storage Ltd (HOSL) and officially known as the Hertfordshire Oil Storage Terminal.
Buntingford is a small market town and civil parish in the district of East Hertfordshire and county of Hertfordshire in England.
Bushey is a town in the Hertsmere borough of Hertfordshire in the East of England.
The Butterfly World Project was a developing visitor attraction in the village of Chiswell Green, on the outskirts of St Albans in Hertfordshire, UK, dedicated to showcasing and promoting learning about butterflies.
The Cambridge line runs from Cambridge junction on the East Coast Main Line to Shepreth Branch Junction on the West Anglia Main Line and forms part of the route between London King's Cross and East Anglia.
Cambridgeshire (abbreviated Cambs.), is an East Anglian county in England, bordering Lincolnshire to the north, Norfolk to the north-east, Suffolk to the east, Essex and Hertfordshire to the south, and Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire to the west.
The Catuvellauni were a Celtic tribe or state of southeastern Britain before the Roman conquest, attested by inscriptions into the 4th century.
Cedars Park is a historic public park originally the site of Theobalds Palace a Tudor palace, managed by the Borough of Broxbourne and located in Cheshunt, Hertfordshire, England.
Central London is the innermost part of London, in the United Kingdom, spanning several boroughs.
Cereal Partners Worldwide S.A. is a joint venture between General Mills and Nestlé, established in 1991 to produce breakfast cereals.
Chalk is a soft, white, porous, sedimentary carbonate rock, a form of limestone composed of the mineral calcite.
Charles John Huffam Dickens (7 February 1812 – 9 June 1870) was an English writer and social critic.
Charles II (29 May 1630 – 6 February 1685) was king of England, Scotland and Ireland.
Cheshunt is a town in the Borough of Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, lying entirely within the London Metropolitan Area and Greater London Urban Area.
Cheshunt is a National Rail and London Overground station in Cheshunt, Hertfordshire, England.
The Chiltern Hills form a chalk escarpment in South East England.
Chipping Barnet or High Barnet is a market town in the London Borough of Barnet, England. It is a suburban development built around a 12th-century settlement, and is located north north-west of Charing Cross, east from Borehamwood, west from Enfield and south from Potters Bar. Its name is very often abbreviated to just Barnet, which is also the name of the borough of which it forms a part. Chipping Barnet is also the name of the Parliamentary constituency covering the local area - the word "Chipping" denotes the presence of a market, one that was established here at the end of the 12th century and persists to this day. Chipping Barnet is one of the highest-lying urban settlements in London, with the town centre having an elevation of about.
Chiswell Green is a village, to the south of St Albans, in the parish of St Stephen and district of City of St Albans in Hertfordshire.
Chorleywood is a London Underground and National Rail station in Travelcard Zone 7 (previously zone B) on the Metropolitan line.
A comprehensive school is a secondary school that is a state school and does not select its intake on the basis of academic achievement or aptitude, in contrast to the selective school system, where admission is restricted on the basis of selection criteria.
Computacenter plc is a European company that provides computer services to public- and private-sector customers.
The counties of England are areas used for the purposes of administrative, geographical, cultural or political demarcation.
The Cretaceous is a geologic period and system that spans 79 million years from the end of the Jurassic Period million years ago (mya) to the beginning of the Paleogene Period mya.
Croxley is a London Underground station located on Watford Road (A412) in Croxley Green, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, on the Watford branch of the Metropolitan line.
This is a list of people who have served as Custos Rotulorum of Hertfordshire.
The Borough of Dacorum is a local government district in Hertfordshire, England that includes the towns of Hemel Hempstead, Berkhamsted, Tring and the western part of Kings Langley.
De Havilland Aircraft Company Limited was a British aviation manufacturer established in late 1920 by Geoffrey de Havilland at Stag Lane Aerodrome Edgware on the outskirts of north London.
The de Havilland Aircraft Museum, formerly the de Havilland Aircraft Heritage Centre, is a volunteer-run aviation museum in London Colney, Hertfordshire, England.
The de Havilland DH 106 Comet was the world's first commercial jet airliner.
Deer (singular and plural) are the ruminant mammals forming the family Cervidae.
Digital audio broadcasting (DAB) is a digital radio standard for broadcasting digital audio radio services, used in many countries across Europe, Asia, and the Pacific.
The Digswell Viaduct, also called Welwyn Viaduct, is a railway viaduct that carries the East Coast Main Line over the River Mimram and is a locally important landmark.
Dixons Retail plc was one of the largest consumer electronics retailers in Europe.
Domesday Book (or; Latin: Liber de Wintonia "Book of Winchester") is a manuscript record of the "Great Survey" of much of England and parts of Wales completed in 1086 by order of King William the Conqueror.
A drainage divide, water divide, divide, ridgeline, watershed, or water parting is the line that separates neighbouring drainage basins.
Drayton Beauchamp (pronounced 'Beecham') is a village and civil parish within Aylesbury Vale district in Buckinghamshire, England.
Edward Morgan Forster (1 January 18797 June 1970) was an English novelist, short story writer, essayist and librettist.
East Barnet Valley was a local government district from 1863 to 1965 around the town of East Barnet.
The East Coast Main Line (ECML) is a major railway link between London and Edinburgh via Peterborough, Doncaster, York, Darlington, Durham and Newcastle; it is presently electrified along the whole route.
East Hertfordshire is a local government district in Hertfordshire, England.
The East Midlands is one of nine official regions of England at the first level of NUTS for statistical purposes.
East Midlands Trains (EMT) is a British train operating company owned by Stagecoach Group.
The East of England is one of nine official regions of England at the first level of NUTS for statistical purposes.
The East of England Local Government Association (EELGA) is an association of the 52 local authorities in the East of England.
EastEnders is a British soap opera created by Julia Smith and Tony Holland which has been broadcast on BBC One since 1985.
Edward the Elder (c. 874 – 17 July 924) was King of the Anglo-Saxons from 899 until his death.
EE (formerly Everything Everywhere) is a British mobile network operator, internet service provider and a division of BT Group.
Elstree is a village in the Hertsmere borough of Hertfordshire, England.
An enclave is a territory, or a part of a territory, that is entirely surrounded by the territory of one other state.
The end of Roman rule in Britain was the transition from Roman Britain to post-Roman Britain.
Enfield Town, also known as Enfield, is the historic centre of the London Borough of Enfield.
The Eocene Epoch, lasting from, is a major division of the geologic timescale and the second epoch of the Paleogene Period in the Cenozoic Era.
Essex is a county in the East of England.
The flag of Hertfordshire is the flag of the English county of Hertfordshire.
In a number of countries, plants have been chosen as symbols to represent specific geographic areas.
A ford is a shallow place with good footing where a river or stream may be crossed by wading, or inside a vehicle getting its wheels wet.
The garden city movement is a method of urban planning in which self-contained communities are surrounded by "greenbelts", containing proportionate areas of residences, industry, and agriculture.
George Bernard Shaw (26 July 1856 – 2 November 1950), known at his insistence simply as Bernard Shaw, was an Irish playwright, critic, polemicist, and political activist.
Eric Arthur Blair (25 June 1903 – 21 January 1950), better known by his pen name George Orwell, was an English novelist, essayist, journalist and critic whose work is marked by lucid prose, awareness of social injustice, opposition to totalitarianism and outspoken support of democratic socialism.
GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK) is a British pharmaceutical company headquartered in Brentford, London.
GoldenEye is a 1995 British spy film, the seventeenth in the ''James Bond'' series produced by Eon Productions, and the first to star Pierce Brosnan as the fictional MI6 officer James Bond.
The Grand Union Canal in England is part of the British canal system.
The Grand Union Canal Race (GUCR) is an ultramarathon run from the centre of Birmingham to the centre of London along the Grand Union Canal.
Greater Anglia (legal name Abellio East Anglia Limited) is a train operating company in Great Britain owned as a joint venture by Abellio, the international arm of the state-owned Dutch national rail operator Nederlandse Spoorwegen, and the Japanese company Mitsui.
Greater London is a region of England which forms the administrative boundaries of London, as well as a county for the purposes of the lieutenancies.
A green belt or greenbelt is a policy and land use designation used in land use planning to retain areas of largely undeveloped, wild, or agricultural land surrounding or neighbouring urban areas.
In United Kingdom town planning, the green belt is a policy for controlling urban growth.
Harlow is a former Mark One New Town and local government district in the west of Essex, England.
Harpenden is a town in the St Albans City district in the county of Hertfordshire, England.
Harry Potter is a British-American film series based on the Harry Potter novels by author J. K. Rowling.
Hastoe (Halstowe or Halstoe in the 13th century) is a hamlet in the civil parish of Tring.
Hatfield House is a country house set in a large park, the Great Park, on the eastern side of the town of Hatfield, Hertfordshire, England.
The Hatfield rail crash was a railway accident on 17 October 2000, at Hatfield, Hertfordshire, UK.
Hatfield is a town and civil parish in Hertfordshire, England, in the borough of Welwyn Hatfield.
Hemel Hempstead is a new town in Hertfordshire, England.
Henry Spencer Moore (30 July 1898 – 31 August 1986) was an English artist.
The Henry Moore Foundation is a registered charity in England, established for education and promotion of the fine arts — in particular, to advance understanding of the works of Henry Moore.
Hertford is the county town of Hertfordshire, England, and is also a civil parish in the East Hertfordshire district of the county.
Hertford Regional College is a further education college located over two sites in Hertfordshire, England.
Hertfordshire was a county constituency covering the county of Hertfordshire in England.
The Hertfordshire Chain Walk is located in Hertfordshire, England, and consists of 15 linked circular walks.
Hertfordshire Constabulary is the territorial police force responsible for policing the county of Hertfordshire in England.
Hertfordshire County Council is the upper-tier local authority for the non-metropolitan county of Hertfordshire, in England, the United Kingdom.
The Hertfordshire County Board of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) or Hertfordshire GAA is one of the county boards outside Ireland, and is responsible for Gaelic games in Hertfordshire.
The Hertfordshire Way is a circular walk around the County of Hertfordshire, England.
Hertsmere is a local government district and borough in Hertfordshire, England.
The High Sheriff of Hertfordshire was an ancient Sheriff title originating in the time of the Angles, not long after the invasion of the Kingdom of England, which was in existence for around a thousand years.
High Wycombe, often referred to as Wycombe, is a large town in Buckinghamshire, England.
The historic counties of England are areas that were established for administration by the Normans, in many cases based on earlier kingdoms and shires created by the Anglo-Saxons and others.
Hitchin is a market town in the North Hertfordshire District in Hertfordshire, England, with an estimated population of 33,350.
Hoddesdon is a town in the Broxbourne borough of the English county of Hertfordshire, situated in the Lea Valley.
The home counties are the counties of England that surround London (although several of them do not border it).
Howards End is a novel by E. M. Forster, first published in 1910, about social conventions, codes of conduct and relationships in turn-of-the-century England.
Sir Hugh Myddelton (or Middleton), 1st Baronet (1560 – 10 December 1631) was a Welsh clothmaker, entrepreneur, mine-owner, goldsmith, banker and self-taught engineer.
A hundred is an administrative division that is geographically part of a larger region.
An ice age is a period of long-term reduction in the temperature of Earth's surface and atmosphere, resulting in the presence or expansion of continental and polar ice sheets and alpine glaciers.
The Icknield Way Path or Icknield Way Trail is a long distance footpath in East Anglia, England.
The Industrial Revolution was the transition to new manufacturing processes in the period from about 1760 to sometime between 1820 and 1840.
Intalink is the organisation responsible for organising the management of public transport services, such as buses and trains, in Hertfordshire on behalf of Hertfordshire County Council.
The Iron Age is the final epoch of the three-age system, preceded by the Stone Age (Neolithic) and the Bronze Age.
James Wyatt (3 August 1746 – 4 September 1813) was an English architect, a rival of Robert Adam in the neoclassical style and neo-Gothic style.
Jane Austen (16 December 1775 – 18 July 1817) was an English novelist known primarily for her six major novels, which interpret, critique and comment upon the British landed gentry at the end of the 18th century.
The kingdom of the East Saxons (Ēast Seaxna Rīce; Regnum Orientalium Saxonum), today referred to as the Kingdom of Essex, was one of the seven traditional kingdoms of the Anglo-Saxon Heptarchy.
Kings Langley is a historic village and civil parish in Hertfordshire, England, northwest of central London to the south of the Chiltern Hills and now part of the London commuter belt.
Knebworth House is a country house in the civil parish of Knebworth in Hertfordshire, England.
The Lambeth Group is a stratigraphic group, a set of geological rock strata in the London and Hampshire Basins of southern England.
The Lea Valley lines are two commuter lines and two branches in North East London, so named because they run along the Lower Lea Valley of the River Lea.
Lee Valley White Water Centre (previously known as Broxbourne White Water Canoe Centre) is a white-water slalom centre, that was constructed to host the canoe slalom events of the London 2012 Olympic Games. On 9 December 2010, Anne, Princess Royal officially opened the venue which is owned and managed by Lee Valley Regional Park Authority.
Leonardo S.p.A., formerly Leonardo-Finmeccanica and Finmeccanica, is an Italian global high-tech company and one of the key players in aerospace, defence and security.
Letchworth Garden City, commonly known as Letchworth, is a town in Hertfordshire, England, with a population of 33,600.
Letchworth Garden City station serves the town of Letchworth in Hertfordshire, England.
The Liberty of St Albans was a liberty situated within Hertfordshire, but enjoying the powers of an independent county.
Liverpool Street station, also known as London Liverpool Street, is a central London railway terminus and connected London Underground station in the north-eastern corner of the City of London, in the ward of Bishopsgate.
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
The London Basin is an elongated, roughly triangular sedimentary basin approximately long which underlies London and a large area of south east England, south eastern East Anglia and the adjacent North Sea.
The London Borough of Barnet is a suburban London borough in North London, England, with some districts within North West London forming part of Outer London.
The London Clay Formation is a marine geological formation of Ypresian (early Eocene Epoch, c. 56–49 Ma) age which crops out in the southeast of England.
London Colney is a village and civil parish in Hertfordshire, England.
The London commuter belt is a metropolitan area that includes London and its surrounding commuter zone (the area in which it is practical to commute to work in London).
The London Government Act 1963 (c. 33) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, which recognised officially the conurbation known as Greater London and created a new local government structure for the capital.
London North Eastern Railway (LNER) is a British train operating company that operates the InterCity East Coast franchise.
London Stansted Airport is an international airport located at Stansted Mountfitchet in the district of Uttlesford in Essex, northeast of Central London and from the Hertfordshire border.
The London Underground (also known simply as the Underground, or by its nickname the Tube) is a public rapid transit system serving London and some parts of the adjacent counties of Buckinghamshire, Essex and Hertfordshire in the United Kingdom.
The London–Aylesbury Line is a railway line between London (Marylebone) and Aylesbury, going via the Chiltern Hills; it is operated by Chiltern Railways.
This is an incomplete list of people who have served as Lord Lieutenant of Hertfordshire.
Luton is a large town in Bedfordshire, England, Luton east of Aylesbury, west of Stevenage, northwest of London, and southeast of Milton Keynes.
London Luton Airport, previously called Luton International Airport, is an international airport located east of the town centre in the Borough of Luton in Bedfordshire, England, and is north of Central London.
The M1 is a motorway in England connecting London to Leeds, where it joins the A1(M) near Aberford, to connect to Newcastle.
The M11 motorway is a 52-mile (88.5 km) motorway that runs north from the North Circular Road (A406) in South Woodford in northeast London to the A14, northwest of Cambridge, England.
The M25 or London Orbital Motorway is a motorway that encircles almost all of Greater London, England (with the exception of North Ockendon), in the United Kingdom.
The "Magic Roundabout" in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, England, is the familiar name given to the Plough roundabout.
Market town or market right is a legal term, originating in the Middle Ages, for a European settlement that has the right to host markets, distinguishing it from a village and city.
Marylebone station is a Central London railway terminus and connected London Underground station in the Marylebone area of the City of Westminster.
MBDA is a European developer and manufacturer of missiles.
Mercia (Miercna rīce) was one of the kingdoms of the Anglo-Saxon Heptarchy.
In Old World archaeology, Mesolithic (Greek: μέσος, mesos "middle"; λίθος, lithos "stone") is the period between the Upper Paleolithic and the Neolithic.
Metres above mean sea level (MAMSL) or simply metres above sea level (MASL or m a.s.l.) is a standard metric measurement in metres of the elevation or altitude of a location in reference to a historic mean sea level.
The Metropolitan line (colloquially known as the Met) is a London Underground line that runs between in the City of London and and in Buckinghamshire, with branches to in Hertfordshire and in the western London Borough of Hillingdon.
MGM-British was a subsidiary of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) initially established at Denham Film Studios in 1936.
Middlesex (abbreviation: Middx) is an historic county in south-east England.
The Midland Main Line is a major railway line in England from London to Sheffield in the north of England.
Mill Green Museum is a working thousand year old watermill (in the Doomsday Book, 1066) in Hatfield, Hertfordshire, England.
In modern language, a missile is a guided self-propelled system, as opposed to an unguided self-propelled munition, referred to as a rocket (although these too can also be guided).
Moor Park is a London Underground station in the Three Rivers district of Hertfordshire, serving those living on the Moor Park estate, and also on the neighbouring Eastbury and South Oxhey estates.
Much Hadham, formerly known as Great Hadham, is a village and civil parish in the district of East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, England.
Nash Mills is a civil parish within Hemel Hempstead and Dacorum Borough Council on the northern side of the Grand Union Canal, formerly the River Gade, and in the southernmost corner of Hemel Hempstead.
The National Trust, formally the National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty, is a conservation organisation in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, and the largest membership organisation in the United Kingdom.
The Natural History Museum at Tring was the private museum of Lionel Walter, 2nd Baron Rothschild; today it is under the control of the Natural History Museum.
The Neolithic was a period in the development of human technology, beginning about 10,200 BC, according to the ASPRO chronology, in some parts of Western Asia, and later in other parts of the world and ending between 4500 and 2000 BC.
The New River is an artificial waterway in England, opened in 1613 to supply London with fresh drinking water taken from the River Lea and from Chadwell Springs and Amwell Springs (which ceased to flow by the end of the nineteenth century), and other springs and wells along its course.
The New Towns Act 1946 (9 & 10 Geo. VI c. 68) was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom which allowed the government to designate areas as new towns, and passing development control functions to a Development Corporation.
The new towns in the United Kingdom were planned under the powers of the New Towns Act 1946 and later acts to relocate populations in poor or bombed-out housing following the Second World War.
Nobility is a social class in aristocracy, normally ranked immediately under royalty, that possesses more acknowledged privileges and higher social status than most other classes in a society and with membership thereof typically being hereditary.
North East England is one of nine official regions of England at the first level of NUTS for statistical purposes.
North Hertfordshire is a local government district in Hertfordshire, England.
North Hertfordshire College ("NHC") is a further education and higher education college operating in Stevenage, Hitchin, and Letchworth Garden City.
North Wales (Gogledd Cymru) is an unofficial region of Wales.
North West England, one of nine official regions of England, consists of the five counties of Cheshire, Cumbria, Greater Manchester, Lancashire and Merseyside.
Northern England, also known simply as the North, is the northern part of England, considered as a single cultural area.
Oaklands College is a further education college in Hertfordshire, England, established in 1991.
Ocado is a British online supermarket.
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) is the executive office of the UK Statistics Authority, a non-ministerial department which reports directly to the UK Parliament.
Old English (Ænglisc, Anglisc, Englisc), or Anglo-Saxon, is the earliest historical form of the English language, spoken in England and southern and eastern Scotland in the early Middle Ages.
Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde (16 October 185430 November 1900) was an Irish poet and playwright.
The Paleocene or Palaeocene, the "old recent", is a geological epoch that lasted from about.
The county of Hertfordshire in England is divided into eleven Parliamentary constituencies.
In England, a partially selective school is one of a few dozen state-funded secondary schools that select a proportion of their intake by ability or aptitude, permitted as a continuation of arrangements that existed prior to 1997.
Patronage is the support, encouragement, privilege, or financial aid that an organization or individual bestows to another.
Plantlife is a wild plant conservation charity., it owned 23 nature reserves around the United Kingdom.
Potters Bar is a town in Hertfordshire, England, – Community Strategy First Review (PDF) north of London.
There have been four railway accidents in Potters Bar, Hertfordshire, England, one in 1898, one in 1899, one in 1946 and the latest in 2002.
South Mimms Rural District (1894–1934) succeeded by Potters Bar Urban District (1934–1974) was a local government district occupying the area around the village, then urban village or town of Potters Bar, England.
Pride and Prejudice is a romantic novel by Jane Austen, first published in 1813.
Protected areas or conservation areas are locations which receive protection because of their recognized natural, ecological or cultural values.
Pulsatilla vulgaris (pasque flower, pasqueflower, common pasque flower, European pasqueflower, Dane's blood) is a species of flowering plant belonging to the buttercup family (Ranunculaceae), found locally on calcareous grassland in Europe.
Pure International Ltd. is a British consumer electronics company, based in Kings Langley, Hertfordshire, founded in 2002.
A quarry is a place from which dimension stone, rock, construction aggregate, riprap, sand, gravel, or slate has been excavated from the ground.
Railtrack was a group of companies that owned the track, signalling, tunnels, bridges, level crossings and all but a handful of the stations of the British railway system from 1994 until 2002.
The regions of England, formerly known as the government office regions, are the highest tier of sub-national division in England.
Return of the Jedi (also known as Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi) is a 1983 American epic space opera film directed by Richard Marquand.
Rickmansworth is a small town in southwest Hertfordshire, England, approximately northwest of central London and inside the perimeter of the M25 motorway.
Rickmansworth is a London Underground (LU) station in the town of Rickmansworth, in the Three Rivers district of Hertfordshire to the northwest of London.
The Colne is a river in England which is a tributary of the River Thames.
The River Lea in England originates in Leagrave, Luton in the Chiltern Hills and flows generally southeast, east, and then south through east London where it meets the River Thames, the last looping section being known as Bow Creek.
The River Thames is a river that flows through southern England, most notably through London.
Robert Hindley Wilkinson (1811 – 5 February 1888) was an English academic, and a cricketer with amateur status who was active from 1828 to 1831.
Roman Britain (Britannia or, later, Britanniae, "the Britains") was the area of the island of Great Britain that was governed by the Roman Empire, from 43 to 410 AD.
The Roman conquest of Britain was a gradual process, beginning effectively in AD 43 under Emperor Claudius, whose general Aulus Plautius served as first governor of Roman Britain (Britannia).
A roundabout, also called a traffic circle, road circle, rotary, rotunda or island, is a type of circular intersection or junction in which road traffic flows almost continuously in one direction around a central island.
The Royal National Rose Society was a specialist horticultural society in the United Kingdom, dedicated to the cultivation and appreciation of roses.
The Royal National Rose Society Gardens, also known as The Gardens of The Rose, are the gardens and headquarters of The Royal National Rose Society at Chiswell Green, near St Albans, Hertfordshire in the United Kingdom.
Royston Cave is a small artificial cave located in Katherine's Yard, Melbourn Street, Royston, England.
The Royston Crow is a newspaper published in Royston, Hertfordshire, England.
Royston railway station serves the town of Royston in Hertfordshire, England.
Royston is a town and civil parish in the District of North Hertfordshire and county of Hertfordshire in England.
The Rye House Plot of 1683 was a plan to assassinate King Charles II of England and his brother (and heir to the throne) James, Duke of York.
Rye House near Hoddesdon in Hertfordshire is a former fortified manor house, located in what is now the Lee Valley Regional Park.
Saint Alban (Albanus) is venerated as the first-recorded British Christian martyr, and he is considered to be the British protomartyr.
Sawbridgeworth is a small, mainly residential, town and also a civil parish in Hertfordshire, England, close to the border with Essex.
The Saxons (Saxones, Sachsen, Seaxe, Sahson, Sassen, Saksen) were a Germanic people whose name was given in the early Middle Ages to a large country (Old Saxony, Saxonia) near the North Sea coast of what is now Germany.
Scotland (Alba) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.
Scott's Grotto in Ware, Hertfordshire is a Grade I listed building and the largest grotto in the United Kingdom.
Seven Sisters is a London Overground and London Underground Victoria line station in the Seven Sisters area of the London Borough of Haringey, north London.
Shaw's Corner was the primary residence of the renowned Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw; now a National Trust property open to the public as a writer's house museum.
The Six Hills are a collection of Roman barrows situated alongside the old Great North Road on Six Hills Common in Stevenage, Hertfordshire, England.
In the education systems of England, Northern Ireland, Wales and some other Commonwealth countries, sixth form (sometimes referred to as Key Stage 5) represents the final 1-3 years of secondary education (high school), where students (typically between 16 and 18 years of age) prepare for their A-level (or equivalent) examinations.
A sixth form college is an educational institution in England, Wales, Northern Ireland, Belize, the Caribbean, Malta, Norway, Brunei, and Malaysia, among others, where students aged 16 to 19 typically study for advanced school-level qualifications, such as A-levels, Business and Technology Education Council (BTEC) and the International Baccalaureate Diploma, or school-level qualifications such as General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) examinations.
Skanska AB is a multinational construction and development company based in Sweden.
Sopwell Priory (also known as Sopwell Nunnery) was built c. 1140 in Hertfordshire, England by the Benedictine abbot of St Albans Abbey, Geoffrey de Gorham.
South Mimms, sometimes spelt South Mymms, is a village and civil parish forming part of the Hertsmere district of Hertfordshire in the East of England.
Southern England, or the South of England, also known as the South, refers roughly to the southern counties of England.
The name Spirella refers to the Spirella Stay which was invented by Marcus Merritt Beeman in the USA in 1904 and made from tightly twisted and flattened coils of wire.
St Albans is a city in Hertfordshire, England, and the major urban area in the City and District of St Albans.
St Albans Cathedral, sometimes called the Cathedral and Abbey Church of St Alban, and referred to locally as "the Abbey", is a Church of England cathedral in St Albans, England.
St Albans City and District is a local authority district in Hertfordshire in the East of England region.
St Pancras railway station, also known as London St Pancras and officially since 2007 as St Pancras International, is a central London railway terminus located on Euston Road in the London Borough of Camden.
Stanley Kubrick (July 26, 1928 – March 7, 1999) was an American film director, screenwriter, and producer.
Stanmore is a suburban residential district of northwest London in the London Borough of Harrow.
Star Wars is an American epic space opera media franchise, centered on a film series created by George Lucas.
Star Wars (later retitled Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope) is a 1977 American epic space opera film written and directed by George Lucas.
Stevenage is a town and borough in Hertfordshire, England.
In structural geology, a syncline is a fold with younger layers closer to the center of the structure.
Tesco plc, trading as Tesco, is a British multinational groceries and general merchandise retailer with headquarters in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom.
Thameslink is a 24 hour, 115-station main-line route in the British railway system running from,, and via central London to Sutton,, and.
Thameslink and Great Northern are the brand names used by the Govia Thameslink Railway train operating company on the Thameslink and Great Northern routes of the Thameslink, Southern and Great Northern franchise, previously operated by First Capital Connect.
The Empire Strikes Back (also known as Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back) is a 1980 American epic space opera film directed by Irvin Kershner.
The Importance of Being Earnest, A Trivial Comedy for Serious People is a play by Oscar Wilde.
The Midlands is a cultural and geographic area roughly spanning central England that broadly corresponds to the early medieval Kingdom of Mercia.
The ancient tree-lined path winds over the downs countryside The Ridgeway is a ridgeway or ancient trackway described as Britain's oldest road.
Therfield Heath is a biological Site of Special Scientific Interest and Local Nature Reserve on the chalk escarpment just north of Therfield, Hertfordshire; since it lies south-west of the town of Royston it is also known locally as Royston Heath.
Three Rivers is a local government district in south-west Hertfordshire, England.
Transport for London (TfL) is a local government body responsible for the transport system in Greater London, England.
Tring is a small market town and civil parish in the Borough of Dacorum, Hertfordshire, England.
The Tudor architectural style is the final development of Medieval architecture in England, during the Tudor period (1485–1603) and even beyond, and also the tentative introduction of Renaissance architecture to England.
The University of Hertfordshire is a university in Hertfordshire, United Kingdom.
Verulamium was a town in Roman Britain.
Vikings (Old English: wicing—"pirate", Danish and vikinger; Swedish and vikingar; víkingar, from Old Norse) were Norse seafarers, mainly speaking the Old Norse language, who raided and traded from their Northern European homelands across wide areas of northern, central, eastern and western Europe, during the late 8th to late 11th centuries.
Virgin Trains (legal name West Coast Trains Limited) is a train operating company in the United Kingdom owned by Virgin Rail Group that has operated the InterCity West Coast franchise since 9 March 1997.
Wallington is a small village and civil parish in the North Hertfordshire district, in the county of Hertfordshire, England, near the town of Baldock.
Waltham Cross is a suburban town 12 miles (20 km) north north-east of central London, located within the metropolitan area of London, the Greater London Urban Area, and the Borough of Broxbourne in Hertfordshire.
Ware is a town of around 18,800 people in Hertfordshire, England close to the county town of Hertford.
Watercress is an aquatic plant species with the botanical name Nasturtium officinale. This should not be confused with the profoundly different and unrelated group of plants with the common name of nasturtium, within the genus Tropaeolum.
Watford is a town and borough in North West London, England, situated northwest of central London and inside the circumference of the M25 motorway.
The Watford DC line is a commuter railway line from London Euston to Watford Junction in Watford, Hertfordshire.
Watford Museum is a local museum in Watford, Hertfordshire, in the United Kingdom.
Watford tube station is the terminus of a branch-line of London Underground's Metropolitan line in the north-western part of the network in Zone 7, previously Zone A. The station opened in 1925.
Welwyn Garden City is a town in Hertfordshire, England.
The Borough of Welwyn Hatfield is a local government district in southern Hertfordshire, England.
The West Anglia Main Line is one of the two main lines from, the other being the Great Eastern Main Line to Ipswich and Norwich.
The West Coast Main Line (WCML) is one of the most important railway corridors in the United Kingdom, connecting the major cities of London, Birmingham, Liverpool, Manchester, and Glasgow.
West Herts College is a college in Watford, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom.
West Midlands Trains (WMT) is a train operating company in the United Kingdom that operates passenger trains on the West Midlands franchise between London and stations in the English Midlands.
Westminster is an area of central London within the City of Westminster, part of the West End, on the north bank of the River Thames.
J D Wetherspoon plc, branded as Wetherspoon, is a pub company in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? (abbreviated WWTBAM and informally known as simply Millionaire) is an international television game show franchise of British origin, created by David Briggs, Mike Whitehill and Steven Knight.
William I (c. 1028Bates William the Conqueror p. 33 – 9 September 1087), usually known as William the Conqueror and sometimes William the Bastard, was the first Norman King of England, reigning from 1066 until his death in 1087.
Yorkshire (abbreviated Yorks), formally known as the County of York, is a historic county of Northern England and the largest in the United Kingdom.
A Zeppelin is a type of rigid airship named after the German Count Ferdinand von Zeppelin who pioneered rigid airship development at the beginning of the 20th century.
The decade of the 1920s in film involved many significant films.
The decade of the 1980s in Western cinema saw the return of studio-driven pictures, coming from the filmmaker-driven New Hollywood era of the 1970s.
The 2012 Summer Olympics, formally the Games of the XXX Olympiad and commonly known as London 2012, was an international multi-sport event that was held from 27 July to 12 August 2012 in London, United Kingdom.