Elton, Cambridgeshire

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Elton is located in Cambridgeshire
 Elton shown within Cambridgeshire
OS grid reference TL08693852.24
District Huntingdonshire
Shire county Cambridgeshire
Region East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
EU Parliament East of England
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Coordinates: 52°32′N 0°24′W / 52.53°N 0.40°W / 52.53; -0.40

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.

Signpost in Elton

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.

Elton Hall

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