Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for LANDWADE

LANDWADE, a parish in Newmarket district, Cambridge; 4 miles N by W of Newmarket r. station. Post-town, Newmarket. Acres, 120. Real property, £192. Pop., 36. Houses, 5. The manor belonged, in the time of Edward III., to the Hastings family; and passed to the Cottons. The living is a p. curacy, annexed to the vicarage of Exning, in the diocese of Ely. The church is ancient; consists of nave, transepts, and chancel, with a low tower; and contains some very old monuments of the Cottons; but has ceased to be used.

(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a parish"   (ADL Feature Type: "countries, 4th order divisions")
Administrative units: Landwade Ch/CP       Newmarket PLU/RegD       Cambridgeshire AncC
Place: Landwade

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