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West Wratting, Cambridgeshire

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West Wratting, Cambridgeshire

West Wratting is a village and civil parish 10 miles southeast of Cambridge in Cambridgeshire. At 180 feet above sea level, it can claim to be the highest village in Cambridgeshire, although the Gog Magog Hills are a little higher. The parish covers 3,543 acres in south east Cambridge, a thin strip, less than two miles wide, stretching from the London to Newmarket road to the border with Suffolk. Much of its western border follows the Fleam Dyke.
Post townCAMBRIDGE
Administrative CountyCambridgeshire
Traditional CountyCambridgeshire
OS GridTL6051
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityCambridgeshire
Dialling code01223
Population436
 

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

West Wratling ~ Wratting ~ Wratting West

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

Wratting, West, par. and vil., Cambridgeshire, in SE. of co.- par., 3441 ac., pop. 591; vil., 4½ m. NE. of Linton; P.O.; ½ m. SE. is West Wratting Park, seat.

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