[From Samuel Lewis's Topographical Dictionary of England 1831.]
GRAVENHURST (UPPER), a parish in the hundred of FLITT, county of BEDFORD, 3 miles (E. by N.) from Silsoe, containing 291 inhabitants. The living is a perpetual curacy, in the archdeaconry of Bedford, and diocese of Lincoln, endowed with £200 royal bounty, and in the patronage of certain Trustees. The church is dedicated to St. Giles.
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