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Mepal, Cambridgeshire

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Mepal, Cambridgeshire

Mepal is a village in Cambridgeshire, England. Mepal is part of the East Cambridgeshire district, and is located just north of the A142 road between Ely and Chatteris.
Post townELY
Administrative CountyCambridgeshire
Traditional CountyCambridgeshire
OS GridTL4480
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityCambridgeshire
Dialling code01353
Population921
 

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

Mepal, par. and vil., Cambridgeshire, on New Bedford river, 6½ miles W. of Ely, 1452 ac., pop. 378; P.O.

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

MEPAL (St. Mary), a parish, in the hundred of South Witchford, union and Isle of Ely, county of Cambridge, 4 miles (S. E.) from Chatteris; containing 539 inhabitants. The parish comprises by admeasurement 1524 acres, principally in pasture; about 263 acres are common or waste land. The living is a rectory, with the vicarage of Sutton united, valued in the king's books at £3. 6. 8., and in the gift of the Dean and Chapter of Ely, the appropriators of Sutton: the tithes of Mepal have been commuted for £270, and the glebe comprises 42 acres.

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