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Sawston, Cambridgeshire

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Sawston, Cambridgeshire

Sawston is a large village in Cambridgeshire in England, situated on the River Cam seven miles (11 km) south of Cambridge. It has a population of 7,150. It is officially listed as a village, despite fulfilling many of the criteria for town status such as a High Street with shops and banks.
DistrictSouth Cambridgeshire
Post townCambridge
Administrative CountyCambridgeshire
Traditional CountyCambridgeshire
OS GridTL4849
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityCambridgeshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCambridgeshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCambridgeshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01223
Population7,150 (2001)
 

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

Salston ~ Salsitone ~ Salsiton

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

Sawston, par. and vil., Cambridgeshire - par., 1856 ac., pop. 1786; vil., 1 mile NE. of Whittlesford sta. and 7 miles SE. of Cambridge; P.O., T.O.; here are the Sawston Paper Mills; Sawston Hall, seat, is in vicinity of vil.

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