Foxton, Cambridgeshire

Foxton, Cambridgeshire

Infobox UK place

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
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.


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.


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.


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

External links

* [ Foxton Website]
* [ Another Foxton village website]
* [ SCDC Factsheet on Foxton]
* [ Villiers Park Educational Trust]

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