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English: Podington is a village and civil parish in northwest Bedfordshire in England, United Kingdom. The village is within the electoral ward of Harrold in the Borough of Bedford. Podington lies around 16 km (10 miles) northwest of Bedford and is about 2 km (1.2 miles) east of the county border with Northamptonshire. Podington is a small picturesque rural village; many of its buildings are stone cottages dating from the 1700s, and some even earlier. Nearby there is paintballing and Podington Garden Centre can be found in the High Street. Podington was included in the Domesday Book 1086; and has been recorded as "Podintone" and "Potintone" from the 1200s and later as "Puddington". Today it is sometimes spelt (or misspelt) "Poddington". Located around 3 km (2 miles) southeast of the village are RAF Podington and Santa Pod Raceway. Hinwick House is found at a crossroads under 1 km (0.5 miles) south of the village.


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