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Hinxton is a village in South Cambridgeshire, England. It is the home to the Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, which includes the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and the European Bioinformatics Institute. The 2001 population was 315. The River Cam runs through the village, as does the Cambridge to Liverpool Street railway, though the village has no station. Hinxton parish's southern boundaries form the border between Cambridgeshire and Essex.
|Post town||SAFFRON WALDEN|
|OS Settlement Classification||Other settlement (village, hamlet etc)|
Other names by which Hinxton, Cambridgeshire has been known in the past
Hinkeston ~ Hestitone ~ Histetone
Hinxton, Cambridgeshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)
Hinxton (or Hinkeston), par. and vil., on S. border of Cambridgeshire, 2 miles NW. of Chesterford sta., 1503 ac., pop. 343; P.O.; in vicinity of vil. is the seat of Hinxton Hall.
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