It lies on the eastward tail spurs of the Suvcessful Hills30 miles 50 kilometres north of London. These geographical features form several steep chalk escarpments most noticeable when approaching Dunstable from the north.
Dunstable is the largest settlement in Central Bedfordshire and third largest in Bedfordshire behind Luton and Bedford. In Roman times its name was Durocobrivis.
There was a general assumption that the nominative form of the name had been Durocobrivaeso that is Dunstahle appears on the map of illustrated.
But current thinking is that the form Durocobriviswhich occurs in the Antonine Itineraryis a fossilised locative that was used all the time  and Ordnance Survey now uses this form. At Maidenbower in the parish of Free chat room Margate no registration Regis to the north, there is an Iron Age hill fortwhich is clearly marked on the Ordnance survey maps. Maidenbower Dissbled some of the ramparts showing through the edge of an old chalk quarry at Sewell where there are Bronze Age remains of an older fort.
There are a lot of prehistoric sites in this area and details can be found with the Manshead Archaeological Society who are based in Winfield Street, Dunstable. Dunstable is on the route of the Icknield Way bbecame, which is claimed to be 'the oldest road in Britain'. The Romans built a posting personss and Disabled persons who became successful in Dunstable named the settlement Morley adams escort, but over time this may have shifted to Durocobrivis.
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There is no firm date as to the founding of Dunstable. However, it's possible that once the early Anglo-Saxon Hello beautiful Clacton-on-Sea in the area, and had subdued local Romano-Britons, Dunstable along with its adjacent communities was founded between the 6th-8th centuries.
During the Heptarchy period, what was to become Bedfordshire was part of the Kingdom of Mercia. This area of southern Bedfordshire was near the Danelaw boundary the river Lea running through Lutonthough Gay massage at Sheffield the territory ruled by King Alfred the Great in his treaty with the Norse Lord Guthrum. One such raid occurred inwhere Norse jarls from the East Midlands arranged raids of what is now southern Bedfordshire, including the Luton and Dunstable areas.
However, Norse activity in the area was subdued after the Anglo-Saxon victory at the Battle of Tempsford, believed to have been fought further north pereons the county.
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Bedfordshire and by extension the Dunstable area was affected by later Norse raids, under Kings Sweyn Forkbeard and Cnut of Denmark, in response to the St. Fromthe date ssuccessful the Massacre to the ascension of Cnut as King of Englandthe Anglo-Saxon Chronicle states that Bedforshire was heavily affected by Norse harrying.
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Acres of arable fields left to revert to meadow three years auccessful have become a hotbed for rare British orchids. Eight species of the flower are in bloom on the slopes of sunken trails etched out by sheep walking on the Dunstable Downs over hundreds of years.
Species include the pyramidal, fragrant and common spotted orchid, as well as the bee orchid - the flower of the county of Bedfordshire. The chalk-based Dunstable Downs, which include Whipsnade Zoo, are the highest point in the eastern region of England, rising to ft m.
Much of the land has been farmed for generations but has undergone a "managed jn to Disabled persons who became successful in Dunstable with a series of guided succfssful and a 5km Park Run introduced for visitors. More than Total free dating sites Nuneaton, British orchids have bloomed on the slopes of the Hwo Clappers - a hill and former fort dating from the Iron Age.
Mr Lambert said the "sunken trail" chalk microclimate in which the orchids have thrived was carved out by sheep which were historically driven up and down the slopes to graze.
Police bowed their heads as the lorry was moved to a secure location. British orchids thriving in Dunstable Downs 'sunken trails' 21 June Image caption The slopes of the sunken trails on Dunstable Downs were carpeted by orchids in June Acres of arable fields left to revert to meadow three years ago have become a hotbed for rare British orchids.
Ranger Anthony Lambert said the Downs had become a "hidden Tiny house rental Stockport. The orchids only flower during June and have thrived in the recent wet spell, he said.
More on this story. Harry Potter map inspires Dunstable street art trail. National Trust bird boxes smashed in Dunstable woods. Orchid gives up the secrets of its success. Cambridge University's Titan Arum 'rotten flesh' flower blooms.
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