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Witcham, Cambridgeshire

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Witcham, Cambridgeshire

Witcham is a small village near Ely in Cambridgeshire, England. The village is surrounded by fenland farms and has a village hall and a 13th-century church dedicated to St Martin. It has a pub called the White Horse, which was the winner of the Ely and District CAMRA Rural Pub of the Year Award 2006, 2010, 2011 and Overall Pub of the Year Award 2011. It also has a fine village green.
Post townELY
Administrative CountyCambridgeshire
Traditional CountyCambridgeshire
OS GridTL4679
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityCambridgeshire
Dialling code01353
Population434 (2001 Census)

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

Witcham Gravel ~ Wiceham

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

Witcham, par. and vil., Cambridgeshire, in N. of co.- par., 2671 ac., pop. 385; vil., 5½ m. W. of Ely; P.O.

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

WITCHAM (St. Martin), a parish, in the hundred of South Witchford, union and Isle of Ely, county of Cambridge, 5½ miles (W.) from Ely, on the road to Chatteris; containing 502 inhabitants. The living is a vicarage, valued in the king's books at £8. 11. 0½.; net. income, £100; patrons and appropriators, the Chapter of Ely. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans.

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