Longstowe  Cambridgeshire


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Longstowe like this:

LONGSTOW, a parish and a hundred in Cambridge. The parish lies adjacent to Beds, ½ a mile N by W of Old North Road r. station, and two S by E of Caxton; and is in Caxton district. Post town, Caxton, under Royston. Acres, 1,412. Real property, £1,589. Pop., 264. Houses, 47. The property is divided among a few. ...

The manor, with Longstow Hall, belongs to Sidney Stanley, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely. Value, £350. * Patron, the Rev. J. Rushton. The church was rebuilt in 1864. Charities, £34, and eight cottages.-The hundred contains also thirteen other parishes. Acres, 25,500. Pop., 6,456. Houses, 1,283.

Longstowe through time

Longstowe is now part of South Cambridgeshire district. Click here for graphs and data of how South Cambridgeshire has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Longstowe itself, go to Units and Statistics.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Longstowe in South Cambridgeshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 27th January 2022

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