Foxton, Cambridgeshire


Foxton, Cambridgeshire

Infobox UK place
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static_image_caption=The village sign
official_name= Foxton
country= England
region= East of England
os_grid_reference= TL414485
latitude= 52.12
longitude= 0.07
post_town=
postcode_area=
postcode_district=
dial_code=
shire_county= Cambridgeshire
population= 1,161 (2001 Census)
hide_services= Yes

Foxton, a small village in South Cambridgeshire, England, is celebrated in Rowland Parker's classic of local history "The Common Stream" (1975) (ISBN 0-89733-391-8). It has a number of perfectly preserved fifteenth and sixteenth century houses, and a thirteenth century church dedicated to St Laurence.

Demographics

Foxton's population is currently around 1,250 (1,161 in 2001 census) split approximately 80:20 adults to children and occupying about 480 houses.

Amenities

Foxton has a mainline rail station to London and is on the main bus routes to Cambridge and Royston.The village has a public house, village shop and post office, primary school, learning centre, educational trust (Villiers Park) and is home to the Burlington Press.

The village has a conservation area Foxton Dovecot and Meadow "established" in 2006.

References

* Friends of the Dovecot Meadow (2006) "Foxton Dovecot and Meadow". Foxton, UK: Friends of the Dovecot Meadow, [16] p.

External links

* [http://www.foxtoncambs.info/ Foxton Website]
* [http://www.foxtonvillage.com/ Another Foxton village website]
* [http://www.scambs.gov.uk/documents/retrieve.htm?pk_document=1832 SCDC Factsheet on Foxton]
* [http://www.villierspark.org.uk/vphome.php Villiers Park Educational Trust]


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