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Melbourn, Cambridgeshire

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Melbourn, Cambridgeshire

Melbourn is a large village in the far south west of Cambridgeshire, England. It is located next to the A10 just north of Royston. Melbourn has over 4,400 inhabitants. Melbourn is located in the South Cambridgeshire District, but is served by the Royston, Hertfordshire post town. The Prime Meridian passes to the west of Melbourn.
DistrictSouth Cambridgeshire
Post townROYSTON
Administrative CountyCambridgeshire
Traditional CountyCambridgeshire
OS GridTL3844
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityCambridgeshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCambridgeshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCambridgeshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01763
Population4,414
 

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

Melborne ~ Melbourne ~ Melleborne ~ Melleburne

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

Melbourn, par. and vil. (ry. sta. Meldreth and Melbourn), Cambridgeshire, 3 miles NE. of Royston, 4688 ac., pop. 1803; P.O., T.O.; in vicinity of vil. is Melbourn Bury, seat.

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