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Pirton a village in north Hertfordshire.


The beautiful old village of Pirton was built around a castle and St Mary's Church within its bailey. It is mentioned in the Doomsday Book within the Hitchin Hundred. Not to be confused with Pirton in Worcestershire

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1 Blacksmiths Pond, High St, SG5 3PS. Blacksmith's Pond (Q105069420) on Wikidata

2 Pirton Grange, Pirton Rd, Shillington, SG5 3HB (2 mi (3.2 km) north west along Shillington Road in Aspley End). a moated Elizabethan house with a timber framed gatehouse Pirton Grange moated enclosure and associated settling pond, Pirton (Q17671862) on Wikidata





1 The Fox, High St, SG5 3PS, . The Fox Inn (Q26493796) on Wikidata

2 Motte and Bailey, 1 Great Green, Pirton, SG5 3QD, +44 1462 711 117. noon–11PM. Motte and Bailey Pirton (Q105069424) on Wikidata

3 The Musgrave Arms, 16 Apsley End Rd, Shillington, SG5 3LX, +44 1462 713 519. M-F 8AM–9PM, (Sa Su closed). The Musgrave Arms Shillington (Q105069389) on Wikidata


Suggest you sleep in nearby Hitchin.


Go next[edit]

  • To the north Shefford, 6.8 mi (10.9 km).
  • To the south east Hitchin, 3.4 mi (5.5 km).
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