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Long Stanton All Saints, Cambridgeshire

Historical Description

Long Stanton, a village divided into two parishes, All Saints and St Michael, in Cambridgeshire. The village stands 6 miles NW from Cambridge, and has a station on the G.E.R, 1¼ mile N, and a post office under Cambridge; money order office, Oakington; telegraph office at railway station. Area of All Saints-parish, 1938 acres; population, 376. The living of All Saints is a vicarage in the diocese of Ely; gross yearly value, £250 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of Ely. The Church of All Saints is an edifice built of pebble-stone and rubble, in the Decorated style; consists of chancel, nave, aisles, S transept, S porch, and an embattled western tower and spire; contains an ancient octagonal font, and memorials of the Hattons. The chancel was restored in 1891. There is a Wesleyan chapel in All Saints. There was formerly a palace here belonging to the Bishop of Ely, in which Bishop Cox entertained Queen Elizabeth in 1564.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyCambridgeshire 
Ecclesiastical parishLong Stanton All Saints 
Poor Law unionChesterton 

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Land and Property

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DistrictSouth Cambridgeshire
Postal districtCB24
Post TownCambridge