Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for Sutton Bridge

Sutton Bridge, town and river port with ry. sta., Long Sutton par., Lincolnshire, on river Nen, 3¾ miles SE. of Long Sutton and 7 miles N. of Wisbech by rail, pop. 2207; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank. The town is situated 3 miles above the influx of the Nen with the Wash, and is of modern growth, the land having been reclaimed from the Wash since 1831. It has a good quay and warehouses, and carries on an active trade in corn, coal, timber, and other commodities.

(John Bartholomew, Gazetteer of the British Isles (1887))

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Feature Description: "town"   (ADL Feature Type: "cities")
Administrative units: Long Sutton CP       Lincolnshire AncC
Place: Sutton Bridge

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