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Glinton, City of Peterborough

Glinton is a village to the north of the City of Peterborough, England, United Kingdom. It has a population of 3130 (2001 Census) and consists of about 1200 dwellings. It is separated from the urban sprawl of Peterborough and the new township of Werrington by the A15, the Peterborough bypass. The origin of the place name Glinton is uncertain. It may mean “village on the Glym brook” (i.e.
Administrative CountyCity of Peterborough
Traditional CountyNorthamptonshire
OS GridTF1505
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityCambridgeshire
Population1,660 (1991 census)

Other names by which Glinton, City of Peterborough has been known in the past


Glinton, City of Peterborough in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Glinton, par. and vil., N. Northamptonshire, 3 miles SE. of Market Deeping, 1380 ac., pop. 391; P.O.

Glinton, City of Peterborough in "A Topographical Dictionary of England" edited by Samuel Lewis (1848)

GLINTON (St. Benedict), a parish, in the union and soke of Peterborough, N. division of the county of Northampton, 3 miles (S. S. E.) from Market-Deeping; containing 404 inhabitants. It comprises 1480a. 2r. 24p.; the soil is generally light and gravelly, and there are some pits of good gravel. The living is annexed to the rectory of Peakirk: the church is a handsome structure in the later English style, with an embattled tower surmounted by a lofty spire of graceful elevation. There are places of worship for Independents, Wesleyans, and Calvinistic Methodists; and a school endowed with 14 acres of land.

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