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Kennett, Cambridgeshire

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Kennett, Cambridgeshire

Kennett is a small village and civil parish at the very eastern tip of Cambridgeshire, England. Situated around 2.5 miles north-east of Newmarket and 4 miles north-west of Bury St Edmunds, it falls into the district of East Cambridgeshire.
DistrictEast Cambridgeshire
Post townNewmarket
Administrative CountyCambridgeshire
Traditional CountyCambridgeshire / Suffolk
OS GridTL6968
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityCambridgeshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCambridgeshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCambridgeshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01638

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

Kennet ~ Chenet

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

Kennet, par. and ry. sta., in SE. of Cambridgeshire, 6½ miles NE. of Newmarket, 1425 ac., pop. 174; P.O.; was the headquarters of Fairfax's army in 1647; contains the seat of Kennet Hall.

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