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Chiswell Green
Chiswell Green
is an area, originally a village,[1][2] to the south of St Albans, in the parish of St Stephen and district of City of St Albans in Hertfordshire. It has a population of approximately 2,800. It is in the civil parish of St. Stephen. It is located on the North Orbital Road, close to Junction 21A of the M25, and is separated from St Albans
St Albans
by the A414. To the south east of Chiswell Green
Chiswell Green
is Park Street, and to the south, Bricket Wood. There is one pub in Chiswell Green, The Three Hammers. There is one school in West Avenue: Killigrew Primary and Nursery School. This was formed by the amalgamation of two separate schools - Infant and Junior. Originally positioned on Old Watford
Watford
Road around The Three Hammers public house, Chiswell Green
Chiswell Green
was much extended between the wars and shortly afterwards. It now is a medium-sized suburb.

Contents

1 Locality 2 Royal National Rose Society
Royal National Rose Society
Gardens 3 References 4 External links

Locality[edit] Nearby places outside the district include Hatfield to the east, Welwyn Garden City
Welwyn Garden City
to the northeast, Luton
Luton
and Dunstable
Dunstable
to the northwest, Hemel Hempstead
Hemel Hempstead
to the west, Watford
Watford
to the southwest and Borehamwood
Borehamwood
to the south. Royal National Rose Society
Royal National Rose Society
Gardens[edit] The Royal National Rose Society Gardens
Royal National Rose Society Gardens
(formerly the Gardens of the Rose) are the headquarters of The Royal National Rose Society
Royal National Rose Society
located at Chiswell Green. The gardens contain thousands of rose varieties and are normally open to the public. They were closed for four years while the landscape gardener Michael Balston remodelled them. They reopened in June 2007. References[edit]

^ "Villages and hamlets". enjoy St Albans.com. In the late nineteenth century the village consisted of a forge facing onto Watford
Watford
Road and surrounding farmland.  ^ "Chiswell Green". BBC - Domesday Reloaded. Chiswell Green
Chiswell Green
is called a 'village' although on the map it seems to be part of St.Albans. The village has, in fact, very definite boundaries and a strong sense of identity. 

External links[edit]

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