Lode, Cambridgeshire

Lode, Cambridgeshire

Infobox UK place

static_image_caption=Lode Mill
official_name= Lode
country= England
region= East of England
os_grid_reference= TL529626
latitude= 52.24
longitude= 0.24
post_town= CAMBRIDGE
postcode_area= CB
postcode_district= CB25
dial_code= 01223
shire_county= Cambridgeshire
population= 892 (2001 Census)
hide_services= Yes

Lode is a small village in East Cambridgeshire on the southern edge of The Fens. It lies just north of the B1102 between Quy and Swaffham Bulbeck, convert|8|mi|0 to the north east of Cambridge.

The village's name is derived from its location at the southern end of Bottisham Lode that links it to the River Cam. A lode is an artificial water channel used to drain the Fens.

Lode is best known as the location of Anglesey Abbey and for the restored watermill, Lode Mill.

ee also

*Bottisham and Lode railway station, a disused station near the village

External links

* [http://www.cambridgeshire.gov.uk/NR/rdonlyres/A2FA1E7F-8EC7-4723-BCF6-6A994BBC5225/0/Lode.pdf 2001 census]
* [http://www.sophie.org.uk/lode.htm Lode information and pictures]

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