GIDDING (Little), a parish in the district of Oundle and county of Huntingdon; on Alconbury brook, 6¾ miles SSW of Stilton, and 7 SW of Holme r. station. Post town, Hamerton, under St. Neots. Acres, 713. Real property, £744. Pop., 45. Houses, 13. The property is all in one estate. A protestant nunnery was founded here, in 1625, by Nicholas Ferrars; was visited, in 1633 and 1646, by Charles I.; and was soon afterwards dissolved. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely. Value, £126. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is good and partly modern; and contains monuments of the Ferrars.
(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))
|Feature Description:||"a parish" (ADL Feature Type: "countries, 4th order divisions")|
|Administrative units:||Little Gidding CP/AP Huntingdonshire AncC|
|Place names:||GIDDING | GIDDING LITTLE | LITTLE GIDDING|
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