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Kirtling, Cambridgeshire

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Kirtling, Cambridgeshire

Kirtling together with Kirtling Green and Kirtling Towers is a scattered settlement in the east of the English county of Cambridgeshire. It is a civil parish with the nearby village of Upend which lies to its north. From the 16th to the 19th century, Kirtling was known as Catlidge. Upend, on the other hand, was originally called Upheme - old English for ‘the up-dwelling’. Upend may once have been a separate village but was absorbed into Kirtling before 1066.
Administrative CountyCambridgeshire
Traditional CountyCambridgeshire
OS GridTL6856
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityCambridgeshire

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

Catlidg ~ Chertelinge

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

Kirtling, par. and vil., Cambridgeshire, in SE. of co., 5 miles SE. of Newmarket, 3016 ac., pop. 821; P.O.; in vicinity of vil. is Kirtling Tower, property of the Marquis of Bute.

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