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Coordinates: 52°09′50″N 0°24′26″W / 52.1640°N 0.4072°W / 52.1640; -0.4072

Renhold
Renhold is located in Bedfordshire
Renhold

 Renhold shown within Bedfordshire
Population 1,800 (2005 estimate)
OS grid reference TL089325
Unitary authority Bedford
Ceremonial county Bedfordshire
Region East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town BEDFORD
Postcode district MK41
Dialling code 01234
Police Bedfordshire
Fire Bedfordshire and Luton
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
UK Parliament North East Bedfordshire
List of places: UK • England • Bedfordshire

Renhold is a village and civil parish located on the river Ouse, in the hundred of Barford, in the county of Bedfordshire, England. It is just to the north of Bedford. Bedford County Council estimated the population as 1,800 as at 2005, and forecasts an increase to 2,320 by 2010.

Renhold consists of several hamlets ("Ends" in local parlance) including Salph End, Church End, Lane End, Top End, Green End, and Water End. In the first years of the 21st century the northern boundary of Bedford crossed Norse Road, encroaching on the farmland buffer between the town and the village.

The parish is home to All Saints Church at Church End and the ruins of Renhold Castle. There is a country house called Howbury Hall in the southern part of the parish. It was rebuilt in 1849, and remains a private home.

Notable People from Renhold

The largest house in Renhold is owned by a wealthy, young David Netherway, living with the rest of his family under one roof they often hold wonderful parties for young couples in the area. David made his millions from the fur trade in South Africa and is a very keen game hunter in and around the area of Bedford.

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