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Huntingdon
Coordinates: 52°20′11″N 0°10′18″W / 52.3364, -0.1717
Population 19,830
OS grid reference TL245725
District Huntingdonshire
Shire county Cambridgeshire
Region East
Constituent country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town HUNTINGDON
Postcode district PE29
Dial code 01480
Police Cambridgeshire
Fire Cambridgeshire
Ambulance East of England
UK Parliament Huntingdon
European Parliament East of England
List of places: UKEnglandCambridgeshire

Huntingdon is a town in the county of Cambridgeshire in East Anglia, England. The town was chartered in 1205, and celebrated its 800th anniversary in 2005 (http://www.huntingdon800.org.uk). It was formerly the county town of Huntingdonshire, and is currently the seat of the Huntingdonshire district council. Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (600x800, 11 KB) Summary Description: A blank map of the United Kingdom, with country outline and coastline; contact the author for help with modifications or add-ons Source: Reference map provided by Demis Mapper 6 Date: 2006-21-06 Author: User... Image File history File links Red_pog. ... The British national grid reference system is a system of geographic grid references commonly used in Great Britain, different from using latitude or longitude. ... The districts of England are a level of subnational division of England used for the purposes of local government. ... Huntingdonshire (abbreviated Hunts) is a part of England around Huntingdon, which is currently administered as a local government district of Cambridgeshire. ... Metropolitan and non-metropolitan counties are one of the four levels of English administrative division used for the purposes of local government. ... Cambridgeshire (abbreviated Cambs) is a county in England, bordering Lincolnshire to the north, Norfolk to the northeast, Suffolk to the east, Essex and Hertfordshire to the south, and Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire to the west. ... The region, also known as Government Office Region, is currently the highest tier of local government subnational entity of England in the United Kingdom. ... The East of England is one of the nine official regions of England. ... 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Huntingdonshire (abbreviated Hunts) is a part of England around Huntingdon, which is currently administered as a local government district of Cambridgeshire. ... Non-metropolitan districts or commonly Shire districts are a type of local government district in England. ...

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History

Very early man may have roamed the area, but does not appear to have settled for long nor in great numbers. Signs of early hunter-gatherers have been found nearby.


Huntingdon was founded by the Anglo-Saxons and Danes. It prospered successively as a bridging point of the River Great Ouse, as a market town, and in the 18th and 19th centuries as a coaching centre. The town has a well-preserved medieval bridge that used to serve as the main route of Ermine Street over the river. The bridge only ceased to be the sole crossing point to Godmanchester in 1975, with the advent of what is now the A14 bypass. The famous parade helmet found at Sutton Hoo, probably belonging to King Raedwald of East Anglia circa 625. ... The Great Ouse at St Neots The River Great Ouse is a river in the east of England. ... Stagecoach in Switzerland A stagecoach is a type of four-wheeled enclosed passenger and/or mail coach, strongly sprung and drawn by four horses, widely used before the introduction of railway transport. ... The Old Bridge over the Great Ouse in Huntingdon, Cambs; the footbridge to Godmanchester is obscured. ... Roman Britain, with Ermine Street highlighted Ermine Street should not be confused with Ermin Street, the road from Silchester to Gloucester. ... Post Street in Godmanchester Godmanchester is a small town in England, immediately south of the larger town of Huntingdon on the southern bank of the River Great Ouse. ... Year 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The A14 is a major road in England, running from the Port of Felixstowe to the junction of the M1 and M6 motorways near Rugby. ... Bypass routes are a type of bannered highway usually used when the main route of the highway goes through a town and an alternate route of the same highway goes around the highway. ...


Its valuable trading position was secured by the now-vanished Huntingdon Castle. The site is now a Scheduled Ancient Monument, and is home to a beacon used to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the Spanish Armada. Huntingdon Castle was situated the town of Huntingdon in Cambridgeshire (grid reference TL240714). ... A Scheduled Ancient Monument is defined in the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Areas Act 1979 and the National Heritage Act 1983 of the United Kingdom government. ... This page discusses Beacons, fires designed to attract attention. ... Combatants England Dutch Republic Spain Portugal Commanders Charles Howard Francis Drake Duke of Medina Sidonia Strength 34 warships 163 armed merchant vessels 22 galleons 108 armed merchant vessels Casualties 50–100 dead[1] ~400 wounded 600 dead, 800 wounded,[2] 397 captured, 4 merchant ships sunk or captured The Spanish...


The Huntingdon constituency has been represented by two exceptionally famous members of parliament: Oliver Cromwell in the 17th century and John Major in the 20th. It is currently represented by Conservative MP Jonathan Djanogly. Huntingdon is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Oliver Cromwell (25 April 1599 – 3 September 1658) was an English military and political leader best known for his involvement in making England into a republican Commonwealth and for his later role as Lord Protector of England, Scotland and Ireland. ... (16th century - 17th century - 18th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 17th century was that century which lasted from 1601-1700. ... Sir John Major, KG, CH (born 29 March 1943) is a former British politician who was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and leader of the British Conservative Party from 1990 to 1997. ... (19th century - 20th century - 21st century - more centuries) Decades: 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s As a means of recording the passage of time, the 20th century was that century which lasted from 1901–2000 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar (1900–1999... The Conservative Party (officially the Conservative and Unionist Party) is the second largest political party in the United Kingdom in terms of sitting Members of Parliament (MPs), the largest in terms of public membership, and the oldest political party in the United Kingdom. ... A Member of Parliament, or MP, is a representative elected by the voters to a parliament. ... Jonathan Simon Djanogly (born June 3, 1965) is British politician and solicitor Conservative Member of Parliament for Huntingdon. ...


Original historical documents relating to Huntingdon, including the original borough charter of 1205, are held by Cambridgeshire Archives and Local Studies at the County Record Office Huntingdon. It has been suggested that this article be split into multiple articles accessible from a disambiguation page. ... January 6 - Philip of Swabia becomes King of the Romans April 14 - Battle of Adrianople between Bulgars and Latins August 20 - Following certain news of Baldwin Is death, Henry of Flanders is crowned Emperor of the Latin Empire April 1 - King Amalric II of Jerusalem (born 1145) May 7... Cambridgeshire Archives and Local Studies Service (CALS) is a UK local government institution which collects and preserves archives, other historical documents and printed material relating to the modern county of Cambridgeshire, which includes the former counties of Huntingdonshire and the Isle of Ely. ...


Area

The town lies on the north bank of the River Great Ouse, opposite Godmanchester and adjacent to the market town of St Ives in the east and the village of Brampton in the west. Huntingdon now incorporates the village of Hartford to the east, and the developing areas of Oxmoor, Stukeley Meadows and Hinchingbrooke to the north and west. The Great Ouse at St Neots The River Great Ouse is a river in the east of England. ... Post Street in Godmanchester Godmanchester is a small town in England, immediately south of the larger town of Huntingdon on the southern bank of the River Great Ouse. ... St Ives is a medium-sized market town the east of England (around 15 miles north-west of the city of Cambridge). ... Brampton – in Huntingdonshire (now part of Cambridgeshire), England – is a village near Godmanchester south west of Huntingdon. ... Masouleh village, Gilan Province, Iran. ... Hartford Marina on the Great Ouse Hartford in Huntingdonshire (now part of Cambridgeshire), England, is a village near the town of Huntingdon, and not far west of Wyton, at grid reference TL256730. ... Oxmoor Farm is an estate in Louisville, Kentucky located 8 miles east of downtown. ...


Between Godmanchester, Huntingdon and Brampton lies England's largest meadow, Portholme Meadow[1]. Around 257 acres (1 km²) in size and contains many rare species of grass, flowers and dragonfly. It is the only known habitat of the Marsh Dandelion in Britain. It also acts as a huge natural reservoir for holding excess water in times of flood enabling the river to be run off more slowly, thereby helping to prevent flooding of nearby towns. It has also served as a horse race course and centre for early aviation. Brampton – in Huntingdonshire (now part of Cambridgeshire), England – is a village near Godmanchester south west of Huntingdon. ... A meadow is a habitat of rolling or flat terrain where grasses predominate. ... Families Aeshnidae Austropetaliidae Cordulegastridae Corduliidae Gomphidae Libellulidae Macromiidae Neopetaliidae Petaluridae A dragonfly is any insect belonging to the order Odonata, the suborder Epiprocta or, in the strict sense, the infraorder Anisoptera. ...


There is a local Horseracing Course, Huntingdon Racecourse. Huntingdon Racecourse is a thoroughbred horse racing venue located in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire. ...

There are 3 RAF bases within 4 miles of the town: RAF Brampton, once home to Headquarters RAF Support Command and now part of the Defence Logistics Organisation (DLO); RAF Wyton, once a major flying station but now also part of the DLO; and RAF Alconbury currently occupied by the United States Air Force. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (2592x1944, 222 KB) The Old Bridge in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, across the River Great Ouse. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (2592x1944, 222 KB) The Old Bridge in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, across the River Great Ouse. ... The Old Bridge over the Great Ouse in Huntingdon, Cambs; the footbridge to Godmanchester is obscured. ... The Great Ouse at St Neots The River Great Ouse is a river in the east of England. ... Post Street in Godmanchester Godmanchester is a small town in England, immediately south of the larger town of Huntingdon on the southern bank of the River Great Ouse. ... The Royal Air Force (RAF) is the air force branch of the British Armed Forces. ... RAF Brampton is a Royal Air Force station near Huntingdon in Cambridgeshire. ... Support Command of the Royal Air Force was formed on 31 August 1973 by the renaming of Maintenance Command. ... The Defence Logistics Organisation is an agency of the United Kingdom MoD charged with managing the storage and supply chain assets of the Ministry and the British Armed Forces. ... RAF Wyton is a Royal Air Force station near St. ... RAF Alconbury is a USAF installation near Alconbury and Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire in the UK. It is home to a small support squadron. ... The United States Air Force (USAF) is the aerial warfare branch of the United States armed forces and one of the seven uniformed services. ...


There are four Church of England churches in Huntingdon, which together with the churches in the adjacent villages Great and Little Stukeley are members of the Huntingdon Team Ministry in the Diocese of Ely. The four churches are All Saints' (next to the Market Square), St Mary, St Barnabas (on the Oxmoor estate) and All Saints', Hartford. The Church of England is the officially established Christian church[1] in England, and acts as the mother and senior branch of the worldwide Anglican Communion, as well as a founding member of the Porvoo Communion. ... The Dioecese of Ely is a Church of England diocese in the Province of Canterbury. ... Hartford Marina on the Great Ouse Hartford in Huntingdonshire (now part of Cambridgeshire), England, is a village near the town of Huntingdon, and not far west of Wyton, at grid reference TL256730. ...


Local Primary schools include Thongsley Fields, St Johns, Stukeley Meadows Primary School and Hartford Junior School. Special needs scools include Spring Common. Secondary schools include St Peters and Hinchingbrooke School. This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... St Peters is the name of the following places: St. ... Hinchingbrooke School is a large school situated on the outskirts of Huntingdon in Cambridgeshire. ...


Notoriety

  • Regular animal rights protests take place outside the local Huntingdon Life Sciences laboratory. Huntingdon Life Sciences is one of the world's largest Contract Research Organisations. Founded in 1952 in the UK, the company is now an international business with resources on three continents. Originally the company concentrated upon nutrition, veterinary and biochemical research.
  • A photograph of the Cash Converters store in Huntingdon features on the front cover of the book Crap Towns 2.
Huntingdon railway station, which has a direct link to Kings Cross in London.
Huntingdon railway station, which has a direct link to Kings Cross in London.

A civet, or sea fox, photographed in the Zigong Peoples Zoo, Sichuan, 2001. ... Huntingdon Life Sciences (HLS) is a contract animal-testing company founded in 1952 in England, now with facilities in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire and Eye, Suffolk in the UK; New Jersey in the U.S.; and in Japan. ... Cash Converters International Limited is a world-wide franchise company that specialises in stores that buy and sell second-hand goods and offer loans to people. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixel Image in higher resolution (1024 × 768 pixel, file size: 232 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Huntingdon Huntingdon railway... Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixel Image in higher resolution (1024 × 768 pixel, file size: 232 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Huntingdon Huntingdon railway... Kings Cross station (often spelt Kings Cross on platform signs) is a railway station in the district of the same name in northeast central London. ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ...

Transport

Rail

Huntingdon and St Neots stations are connected with London Kings Cross station by a frequent service operated by First Capital Connect. Huntingdon railway station serves the town of Huntingdon in Cambridgeshire. ... St Neots railway station serves the town of St Neots in Cambridgeshire, England. ... Kings Cross station (often spelt Kings Cross on platform signs) is a railway station in the district of the same name in northeast central London. ... First Capital Connect is a train operating company in England that began its passenger operations on the National Rail network at 02:00 BST 1 April 2006. ...


Huntingdon is connected to Peterborough station by First Capital Connect, and then on to the North and Scotland by the Great North Eastern Railway. Peterborough Railway Station Lies on the East Coast Main Line ... Motto (Latin) No one provokes me with impunity Cha togar mfhearg gun dioladh (Scottish Gaelic) Wha daur meddle wi me?(Scots)1 Anthem (Multiple unofficial anthems) Scotlands location in Europe Capital Edinburgh Largest city Glasgow Official languages English, Gaelic and Scots1 Government Constitutional monarchy  -  Monarch Queen Elizabeth II... GNER operates along the East Coast Main Line from London Kings Cross to Northern Scotland. ...


Air

Luton and Stansted airports are both within a convenient driving distance. London Luton Airport (IATA: LTN, ICAO: EGGW) (previously called Luton International Airport) is about 35 miles north of London and east of the town of Luton, Bedfordshire, England. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ...

Huntingdon town centre, looking North along the High Street towards All Saints' Church.
Huntingdon town centre, looking North along the High Street towards All Saints' Church.

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Leisure

The District of Huntingdonshire has 5 leisure centres, all of which boast impressive facilities. Huntingdon has two King George's Fields in memorial to King George V There are 471 King George V Playing Fields[5] in the United Kingdom, all part of an enormous memorial to King George V, each of which is an individual registered charity[6]. This is the page for Cambridgeshire. ... George V (George Frederick Ernest Albert; 3 June 1865 - 20 January 1936) was the first British monarch belonging to the House of Windsor, as a result of his creating it from the British branch of the House of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha. ...


Legends

Once a convent, Hinchingbrooke House is said to be haunted. The bridge over the Alconbury Brook named Nun's bridge is said to be haunted also by one of the nuns which once lived at the old convent that is now Hinchingbroke house. It's said she is often accompanied by another ghost which resembles the appearance of a nurse. The myth goes that the nun had a lover, a monk that caused them to be murdered. In 1965 a married couple reported seeing the ghosts on the bridge, and again when they returned home the same night. Hinchingbrooke House in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, is best known for its time as a school, which was attended by Oliver Cromwell and Samuel Pepys. ... 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1965 calendar). ...


See also

Earl of Huntingdon is a title which has been created several times in the Peerage of England. ...

References


River Great Ouse edit
Administrative areas: Northamptonshire | Buckinghamshire | Bedfordshire | Cambridgeshire | Norfolk
Flows into: The Wash

Towns (upstream to downstream): Brackley | Buckingham | Old Stratford
Milton Keynes (Stony Stratford, Wolverton, New Bradwell, Stantonbury, Great Linford) | Newport Pagnell | Olney | Kempston | Bedford | St Neots | Godmanchester | Huntingdon | St Ives | Ely | Littleport | Downham Market | King's Lynn
The Great Ouse at St Neots The River Great Ouse is a river in the east of England. ... Northamptonshire (abbreviated Northants or Nhants) is a landlocked county in central England with a population of 629,676 (2001 census). ... Buckinghamshire (abbreviated Bucks) is one of the home counties in South East England. ... Bedfordshire (abbreviated Beds) is a county in England that forms part of the East of England region. ... Cambridgeshire (abbreviated Cambs) is a county in England, bordering Lincolnshire to the north, Norfolk to the northeast, Suffolk to the east, Essex and Hertfordshire to the south, and Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire to the west. ... Norfolk (IPA: //) is a low-lying county in East Anglia in the east of southern England. ... The Wash, as seen looking west from Heacham, Norfolk The Wash is also the name of a 2001 film. ... Map sources for Brackley at grid reference SP5837 Brackley is a town in south Northamptonshire, England. ... Statistics Population: 11,572 Ordnance Survey OS grid reference: SP695335 Administration District: Aylesbury Vale Shire county: Buckinghamshire Region: South East England Constituent country: England Sovereign state: United Kingdom Other Ceremonial county: Buckinghamshire Historic county: Buckinghamshire Services Police force: Thames Valley Police Fire and rescue: {{{Fire}}} Ambulance: South Central Post office... Old Stratford is a village in the south of the English county of Northamptonshire. ... Milton Keynes is a large town in northern Buckinghamshire, in South East England, about 45 miles/75 km north-west of London, and roughly halfway between London and Birmingham. ... Location within the British Isles. ... Wolverton is a town in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, England. ... New Bradwell is (mainly) a Victorian new town that is now part of Milton Keynes new city, on its northern edge. ... Stantonbury is an area of Milton Keynes, England. ... Great Linford is a village in the Unitary District of Milton Keynes, England. ... Newport Pagnell is a town in the Borough of Milton Keynes (traditional Buckinghamshire), England. ... Olney is a small town near Milton Keynes, England with a population of around 6,000 people. ... Map sources for Kempston at grid reference TL0347 Kempston (pronounced Kemstun) is a town in Bedfordshire, England. ... Bedford is the county town of Bedfordshire, England. ... St Neots is a town of about 26,000 people on the River Great Ouse. ... Post Street in Godmanchester Godmanchester is a small town in England, immediately south of the larger town of Huntingdon on the southern bank of the River Great Ouse. ... St Ives is a medium-sized market town the east of England (around 15 miles north-west of the city of Cambridge). ... Statistics Population: 15,102 Ordnance Survey OS grid reference: TL535799 Administration District: East Cambridgeshire Shire county: Cambridgeshire Region: East of England Constituent country: England Sovereign state: United Kingdom Other Ceremonial county: Cambridgeshire Historic county: Cambridgeshire Services Police force: Ambulance service: East of England Post office and telephone Post town: ELY... Location within the British Isles. ... Map sources for Downham Market at grid reference TF6103 Downham Market, also known simply as Downham, is a town and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. ... Kings Lynn as viewed from across the River Great Ouse Kings Lynn is a town and port in the English county of Norfolk. ...


Major tributaries (upstream to downstream by confluence): River Ouzel (or Lovat) | River Ivel
River Kym | Old Bedford River | New Bedford River | River Cam | River Lark | River Little Ouse | River Wissey
Confluence of Rhine and Mosel at Koblenz In geography, a confluence describes the point where two rivers meet and become one, usually when a tributary joins a more major river. ... See also Lovat River (Russia). ... The River Ivel is a river in the east of England. ... The River Kym is a river in Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom. ... The Old Bedford River is a tributary of the River Great Ouse in the Fens of Cambridgeshire, England. ... The New Bedford River, also known as the Hundred Foot Drain because of the distance between the tops of the two embankments on either side of the river, is a man-made tributary of the River Great Ouse in the Fens of Cambridgeshire, England. ... View north from Kings College bridge The River Cam is a tributary of the River Great Ouse in the east of England. ... The River Lark is a river in England. ... Little Ouse (light blue) and Great Ouse (dark) The Little Ouse is a river in the east of England, a tributary of the River Great Ouse. ... The River Wissey is a river in the east of England. ...


Major bridges (upstream to downstream): Harrold bridge | A428 Turvey bridge | A428 Bromham bypass
A6 Bedford Town Bridge | A421 Bedford bypass | Great Barford Bridge
A428 Bridge St Neots | St Neots Town Bridge | Godmanchester Chinese Bridge
A14 bridge, River Great Ouse | Huntingdon Old Bridge | St Ives Bridge Harrold is a village and civil parish in the Bedford of Bedfordshire, England, around twelve miles north-west of Bedford. ... The A428 road is a major road in central and eastern England. ... Turvey is a picturesque village about six miles west of Bedford. ... The A428 road is a major road in central and eastern England. ... Bromham Church Bromham is a village in Bedfordshire, England, west of the town of Bedford. ... This article is about the A6 road in England. ... Bedford is the county town of Bedfordshire, England. ... The A421 is an important road for east/west journeys across the southern midlands of England. ... Bedford is the county town of Bedfordshire, England. ... The early fifteenth century Great Barford Bridge spans the River Great Ouse at Great Barford, Bedfordshire. ... St Neots is a town of about 26,000 people on the River Great Ouse. ... Godmanchester Chinese Bridge is a landmark of the town of Godmanchester, Huntingdonshire (now part of Cambridgeshire, England). ... The Old Bridge over the Great Ouse in Huntingdon, Cambs; the footbridge to Godmanchester is obscured. ... The fifteenth century St Ives Bridge across the fast-flowing River Great Ouse in St Ives, Cambridgeshire is famous for incorporating a chapel. ...

Longest UK rivers: 1. Severn 2. Thames 3. Trent 4. Great Ouse 5. Wye 6. Tay 7. Spey 8. Nene 9. Clyde 10. Tweed 11. Eden 12. Dee

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Huntingdon is a town in the county of Cambridgeshire in East Anglia, England.
Huntingdon, founded by the Anglo-Saxons and Danes, prospered successively as a bridging point of the Ouse, as a market town, and in the 18th and 19th centuries as a coaching centre.
Huntingdon has been represented by two exceptionally famous members of parliament: Oliver Cromwell in the 17th century and John Major in the 20th.
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