is a one street hamlet
in the English
county of Bedfordshire
. The street runs from east to west parallel and to the south of the A421
Bedford Southern Bypass, and 200 metres to the north of the village of Shortstown
. Like Shortstown, Harrowden is in the Eastcotts
parish, of the Borough of Bedford
- John Bunyan, the noted Christian writer, was born in Harrowden.
- The name of the hamlet comes from the Old English Hearg-dūn, meaning "Temple Hill".