- Great Gidding
Infobox UK place
official_name= Great Gidding
region= East of England
hide_services= Yes :"For the poem "Little Gidding" by T. S. Eliot see Four Quartets"
Great Gidding, Little Gidding and Steeple Gidding in
Huntingdonshire(now part of Cambridgeshire), Englandare villages near Sawtrynorth west of Huntingdon.
Little Gidding was the home of a religious community established in 1626 by
Nicholas Ferrar. In 1633 Charles I visited the community; in 1646 he returned, fleeing Parliamentary troops who broke up the community.
A visit to St John's Church by
T. S. Eliotin 1936 helped to inspire the poem from the " Four Quartets" of the same name.
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