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Bassingbourn, Cambridgeshire

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Bassingbourn, Cambridgeshire

Bassingbourn cum Kneesworth is a civil parish in the South Cambridgeshire district of Cambridgeshire, England, 14 miles south-west of Cambridge. Since the 1960s the parish contains the villages of Bassingbourn and Kneesworth and is situated just north of Royston in Hertfordshire. The parish is astride the Roman Ermine Street (now the A1198 and formerly the A14), and the two ancient tracks, Icknield Way and Ashwell Street. The Prime Meridian passes just to the east of the parish.
DistrictSouth Cambridgeshire
Post townROYSTON
Administrative CountyCambridgeshire
Traditional CountyCambridgeshire
OS GridTL3343
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityCambridgeshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCambridgeshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCambridgeshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01763

Other names by which Bassingbourn, Cambridgeshire has been known in the past


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

Bassingbourne, par. and vil., S. Cambridgeshire, 2 miles NW. of Royston, 4223 ac., pop. 2717; P.O., T.O.

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