Place:Fenstanton, Huntingdonshire, England


Alt namesFen Stantonsource: NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Fen-Stantonsource: Family History Library Catalog
Stantonesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 141
Coordinates52.3°N 0.067°W
Located inHuntingdonshire, England
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog

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Fenstanton – in Huntingdonshire (now part of Cambridgeshire), England – is a village near Hemingford Grey two miles south of St Ives lying on the south side of the River Ouse.

Known as Stantun in the 11th century, Staunton and Stanton Gisbrit de Gant in the 13th century, the name Fenstanton (and Fennystanton) appeared from the 14th century. The name "Fenstanton" means "fenland stone enclosure".

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