Covington, Cambridgeshire

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Covington Church
Covington is located in Cambridgeshire
 Covington shown within Cambridgeshire
Population 78 
OS grid reference TL056717
District Huntingdonshire
Shire county Cambridgeshire
Region East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district PE28
Dialling code 01480
EU Parliament East of England
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Coordinates: 52°20′N 0°27′W / 52.33°N 0.45°W / 52.33; -0.45

Covington is a village near Catworth, west of Huntingdon. Historically within Huntingdonshire it is now part of Cambridgeshire, England. Covington (OE:Copp-ing-tun - The High Pasture Enclosures).

Boring Field[edit]

The highest point of the historic county of Huntingdonshire, known as Boring Field is within the Parish, although the ground continues to rise as it goes into Northamptonshire. The high point some 80 metres (260 ft) above sea level is located at TL04937127, and is the lowest county top of the historic counties of England.[1] Visiting this lowest historic county top, near Three Shires farm is of interest to participants in the sport of Hill bagging and Highpointing.[2]

A view across Boring Field


  1. ^ Muir, Jonny (2011). The UK's County Tops: Reaching the top of 91 historic counties. Cicerone. p. 68. ISBN 9781849655538. 
  2. ^ Simon Edwardes (2001). "Boring Field". The Mountains of England and Wales. Retrieved 20 April 2014. 

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