Knebworth is a town and also civil parish in the north of Hertfordshire, England, promptly south of Stevenage. The civil parish covers a location in between the towns of Datchworth, Woolmer Green, Codicote, Kimpton, Whitwell, St Paul's Walden and also Langley, and encompasses the village of Knebworth, the little village of Old Knebworth and also Knebworth House. There is evidence of individuals living in the location as far back as Neolithic times and also it is pointed out in the Domesday Book of 1086 where it is referred to as Chenepeworde (the farm belonging to the Dane, Cnebba) with a population of 150. The original town, currently referred to as Old Knebworth, established around Knebworth House. Advancement of the more recent Knebworth town started in the late 19th century centred a mile to the east of Old Knebworth on the new train station and also the Great North Roadway (consequently the A1, and now the B197 given that the opening of the A1(M) motorway in 1962). At the millenium the architect Edwin Lutyens constructed Homewood, southeast of Old Knebworth, as a dower home for Edith Bulwer-Lytton. Her little girl, the suffragette Constance Lytton additionally lived there, up until right before her death in 1923. Knebworth has, since 1974, been notoriously related to various major open air rock as well as pop concerts at Knebworth House, consisting of Queen's final real-time efficiency which occurred on 9 August 1986 and also attracted a participation approximated at 125,000, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Oasis playing to a quarter of a million individuals for 2 evenings in 1996 and more just recently Robbie Williams, who for three evenings in August 2003 carried out to the largest groups ever before constructed for a single entertainer. Stats from UK Census 2011: All Locals: 5,247.