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Reach, Cambridgeshire

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Reach, Cambridgeshire

Reach is a small village and civil parish on the edge of the fenland in East Cambridgeshire, England. Reach is located at the north end of Devil's Dyke, about 1.5 miles west of Burwell. The dyke split the settlement in two (East Reach and West Reach) until part of it was refilled to create the current Fair Green in the 18th century. East Reach has since vanished, filled in by arable land.
DistrictEast Cambridgeshire
Administrative CountyCambridgeshire
Traditional CountyCambridgeshire
OS GridTL5666
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityCambridgeshire
Dialling code01638

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

Reach.-- vil., Swaffham Prior and Burwell pars., Cambridgeshire, 5½ miles NW. of Newmarket.

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