Standon, Hertfordshire

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St Mary, Standon
Standon is located in Hertfordshire
 Standon shown within Hertfordshire
Population 4,141 (Parish, 2001)[1]
OS grid reference TL396224
Civil parish Standon
District East Hertfordshire
Shire county Hertfordshire
Region East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town WARE
Postcode district SG11
Dialling code 01920
Police Hertfordshire
Fire Hertfordshire
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
UK Parliament North East Hertfordshire
List of places

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Standon is a village and civil parish in Hertfordshire, England. The parish includes the adjoining village of Puckeridge. The village church of St Mary has Saxon origins with much Victorian restoration. It contains the ornate tomb of the Tudor courtier Sir Ralph Sadler.

The Prime Meridian passes to the west of Standon.

The place-name is first attested in a Saxon charter of 944-6 AD and means 'stony hill'.

Standon village has many local facilities. In addition to the church, there is a village hall, two public houses, a Chinese restaurant, post office, butcher, baker, and newsagent. Villagers also make frequent use of facilities in neighbouring Puckeridge, which include a pharmacy, estate agent, petrol station, public houses, doctor's surgery and primary schools (including St Thomas of Canterbury, a Roman Catholic primary school).

See also


  1. "Parish Headcounts, Area: Standon CP". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. 2001. Retrieved 2009-05-02.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

External links

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