Place:Elton, Huntingdonshire, England

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NameElton
Alt namesAdelintonesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 141
Adelintunesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 141
TypeVillage
Coordinates52.533°N 0.4°W
Located inHuntingdonshire, England
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Elton is a small village within the historic boundaries of Huntingdonshire (now part of Cambridgeshire), England. It lies on the B671 road. Elton Hall and the hamlet of Over End are located on the same road a mile south of the village.


Elton is two miles from Fotheringhay (where Mary, Queen of Scots was executed in 1587), five miles from Oundle, and eight miles from Peterborough. It was once connected to these places by Elton railway station which closed in 1953. It is now a popular walk.

Elton has a school called Elton primary, a Loch Fine restaurant, which is connected to a Sharman & Quinney headquarters, the Crown Inn public house and an Indian restaurant. It has a garden centre with a cafe, and Elton Hall where Sir William Proby lives. there are many fields and walkways and livestock, and a pig farm where pigs are for sale, and a loch with a cow farm next to it.

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