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Longthorpe, City of Peterborough

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Longthorpe, City of Peterborough

Longthorpe is a village in the city of Peterborough, Cambridgeshire in the United Kingdom. Located two miles (3 km) west from the city centre, the area covers 1,390 acres (563 hectares). For electoral purposes it forms part of Peterborough West ward. A 1st century Roman fort was established at Longthorpe, it may have been as early as around AD 44–48 but was certainly present by 61–62. The first phase covered 27 acres, this was later replaced by another fort measuring 11 acres .
Administrative CountyCity of Peterborough
Traditional CountyNorthamptonshire
OS GridTL1698
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityCambridgeshire

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


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

Longthorpe.-- eccl. dist., St John Peterborough par., Northamptonshire, in W. of Peterborough city, pop. 308; P.O.

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