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Fenstanton – in Huntingdonshire (now part of Cambridgeshire), England – is a village near Hemingford Grey two miles south of St Ives lying on the south side of the River Ouse. Known as Stantun in the 11th century, Staunton and Stanton Gisbrit de Gant in the 13th century, the name Fenstanton (and Fennystanton) appeared from the 14th century. The name "Fenstanton" means "fenland stone enclosure".
|OS Settlement Classification||Other settlement (village, hamlet etc)|
Other names by which Fenstanton, Cambridgeshire has been known in the past
Fen Stanton ~ Fenny Stanton ~ Ffenistanton ~ Stantone
Fenstanton, Cambridgeshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)
Fen Stanton, par. and vil., Huntingdonshire, 2 m. S. of St Ives, 2400 ac., pop. 1067; P.O., called Fenstanton.
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