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Gorefield, Cambridgeshire

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Gorefield, Cambridgeshire

Gorefield is a village and civil parish in the Fenland district of Cambridgeshire, England. At the time of the 2001 census, the parish's population was 1,064 people. While the name Gorefield first appears in a manuscript from 1190, the village has no visible link to its pre-Victorian past. Gorefield is a compact village of 19th and 20th century construct. The Church of St. Paul was built in 1870 with the formation of the ecclesiastical parish of Gorefield.
DistrictFenland
Post townWisbech
Administrative CountyCambridgeshire
Traditional CountyCambridgeshire
OS GridTF4111
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityCambridgeshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCambridgeshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCambridgeshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01945
Population1,064
 

Gorefield, Cambridgeshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Gorefield, eccl. dist., Leverington par., Cambridgeshire, pop. 506; contains the hamlet of Gorefield Green, 3 miles NW. of Wisbech.

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