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Landwade, Suffolk

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Landwade, Suffolk

Landwade is a parish in west Suffolk, England, four miles north of Newmarket. One of the smallest parishes in the county, it is only 1 kilometre from north to south and at most 500m from east to west. The village is crossed by New River (formerly known as Monk's Lode), a small river that flows through Wicken Fen and reaches the River Cam at Upware. The village's name probably derives in part from gewaed an Old English word meaning "ford".
Administrative CountySuffolk
Traditional CountyCambridgeshire / Suffolk
OS GridTL6268
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthoritySuffolk
 

Landwade, Suffolk in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Landwade, par., Cambridgeshire, in E. of co., 4 miles NW. of Newmarket ry. sta., 120 ac., pop. 28.

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