Stibbington


Stibbington

Infobox UK place
official_name= Stibbington
country= England
region= East of England
os_grid_reference= TL084981
latitude= 52.57
longitude= -0.40
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postcode_area=
postcode_district=
dial_code=
shire_county= Cambridgeshire
shire_district= Huntingdonshire
population=
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Stibbington – in the far north-west corner of Huntingdonshire District, Cambridgeshire, England – is a village which lies in a loop of the River Nene and in the civil parish of Sibson-cum-Stibbington. It is near Wansford on the Great North Road, in Peterborough District.

The village is about 6½ miles from Peterborough. The church [cite web | title=St John Baptist, Stibbington | work=Images of England | url=http://www.imagesofengland.org.uk/search/details.aspx?id=414084 | accessdate=2008-05-10] stands about a quarter of a mile east of the Great North Road near the ford to Sutton. Stibbington Hall [cite web | title=Stibbington Hall | work=Images of England | url=http://www.imagesofengland.org.uk/search/details.aspx?id=414080 | accessdate=2008-05-10] , near the church, is a 17th-century house. Stibbington House [cite web | title=Stibbington House | work=Images of England | url=http://www.imagesofengland.org.uk/search/details.aspx?id=414524 | accessdate=2008-05-10] lies between the Oundle Road and the Nene, and was the residence of Sir Stephen Hastings. Stibbington Manor Farm, on the south-west side of the road near Sibson Manor House, was built about 1625.

References

* 'Parishes: Stibbington', A History of the County of Huntingdon: Volume 3 (1936), pp. 217-222. [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=66180] . Date accessed: 10 May 2008.


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