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HASTOE (HALSTOWE or HALSTOE in the 13th century) is a hamlet in the civil parish of Tring
Tring
. It is located in the Chiltern Hills
Chiltern Hills
, 1.7m south of the town of Tring
Tring
in the county of Hertfordshire
Hertfordshire
and on the county boundary with Buckinghamshire
Buckinghamshire
.

The highest point in Hertfordshire
Hertfordshire
is 803 feet (245 m) above sea level, this is a quarter mile (400 m) from Hastoe
Hastoe
within Pavis Wood . Running close to Hastoe
Hastoe
is Grim\'s Ditch an Iron Age
Iron Age
structure built around 300BC. The section in the Chilterns runs from Bradenham to Pitstone
Pitstone
.

In the 13th century the manor of Hastoe
Hastoe
was conveyed to Ralph le Clerk of Tring
Tring
by Thomas de Northwode. During the 14th century the lands came into the possession of the Verney family
Verney family
. This resulted in the manor being annexed to the manor of Bunstreux and Richardyns. Hastoe
Hastoe
has been closely associated with Tring
Tring
with parts of Hastoe being incorporated into the Manor of Great Tring
Tring
in the 17th century.

During the 19th century Hastoe
Hastoe
became closely associated with the Rothschild family
Rothschild family
. Nathan Rothschild had begun to rent land and properties in the area as early as 1833, including Hastoe
Hastoe
House, a large property in the centre of the hamlet. Nathan's son, Lionel de Rothschild like most of the family was said to be obsessed with hunting and set up his own kennels at Hastoe
Hastoe
in 1838. Subsequently, Hastoe
Hastoe
being as part of the Tring
Tring
estate, came into the hands of Lionel de Rothschild
Lionel de Rothschild
acquiring it at auction in 1872. Many of the building of Hastoe
Hastoe
were built by the Rothschilds, some following the demolition of earlier properties such as the Hastoe
Hastoe
Brewery in 1882. Farm buildings were added to Hastoe, Oakengrove and Longcroft Farms and cottages erected for farm workers. Also built by the family were a chapel, which continued to serve a congregation until 1962, a corn mill , which burned down in 1964, and a distinctive Village Hall known as the Hastoe
Hastoe
Room frequented by the Working Man's Club. The Rothschild's estate was sold at auction in October 1938.

Richard Llewellyn-Davies (1912–1981) was created Baron Llewelyn-Davies, of Hastoe
Hastoe
on 16 January 1964. He was an architect and designer of Milton Keynes
Milton Keynes
. Annie Patricia Llewellyn-Davies (1915–1997) his wife and Labour Party politician, became Baroness Llewelyn-Davies of Hastoe, on 29 August 1967.

REFERENCES

* ^ A History of the County of Hertford: volume 2 British History Online, Accessed 12 Sept 2010 * ^ Matters Village Website, Accessed 12 September 2010

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