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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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Parish Notes for September

ONCE again Terry Douris was in attendance at the September meeting of the Parish Council together with nearly a full council, bar one due to sickness. Planning All of last month’s planning applications were granted and there was only one new application which was an appeal against the conditions for refusal of planning permission. The […]

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