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Benwick, Cambridgeshire

Benwick is a village and civil parish in the Fenland district of Cambridgeshire, England. It is approximately 15 miles from Peterborough and 30 miles from Cambridge. Benwick comprises around 330 houses, and in the United Kingdom Census 2001 showed the population to be 860.
DistrictFenland
Post townMarch
Administrative CountyCambridgeshire
Traditional CountyCambridgeshire
OS GridTL3490
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityCambridgeshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCambridgeshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCambridgeshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01354
Population860 (2001 Census)
 

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

Benwick, par., N. Cambridgeshire, in Isle of Ely, 6 miles SW. of March, 3096 ac., pop. 814.

Benwick, Cambridgeshire in "A Topographical Dictionary of England" edited by Samuel Lewis (1848)

BENWICK, a chapelry, in the parish of Doddington, union and hundred of North Witchford, Isle of Ely, county of Cambridge, 8¼ miles (S. W.) from March; containing 679 inhabitants. It comprises 3096 acres, of which 77 are common or waste. The chapel is dedicated to St. James. A rent-charge of £754. 13. 10. per annum has been awarded as a commutation in lieu of the tithes of Benwick.

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