Markyate is situated on the A5, the old Roman Road, north of junction 9 on the M1. The total population of Markyate is approximately 3,000

In medieval times a community of Benedictine nuns was established in Markyate by Christina. On the ruins of the original priory a manor house, Markyate Cell was built. Many additions have been made over the centuries to the house but parts of the original Tudor building are intact. Markyate’s Parish Church, St John the Baptist, stands on a corner of the grounds of Markyate Cell.

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Hertfordshire Annual Budget Survey

  A councillor informed the Parish Council that the result of the Hertfordshire County Council Annual Budget Survey showed that the results of those that participated in it were that although 32 percent were not in favour of an increase in the Council Tax, 11.8 percent were undecided and 56.2 percent were in favour of […]

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