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Woodhurst, Cambridgeshire

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Woodhurst, Cambridgeshire

Woodhurst – in Huntingdonshire (now part of Cambridgeshire), England – is a village near Oldhurst north of St Ives. Woodhurst is one of the best surviving examples of an Anglo-Saxon ring village in England. It is thought that it was originally formed by the track through the forest being widened for about half a mile, and a fence being put round it with a gate at either end.
DistrictHuntingdonshire
Administrative CountyCambridgeshire
Traditional CountyHuntingdonshire
OS GridTL3176
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityCambridgeshire
 

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

Woodhurst, par. and vil., Huntingdonshire, in E. of co.- par., 2130 ac., pop. 331; vil., 3½ miles N. of St Ives; P.O.

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