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About Glatton

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Glatton is a small conservation village situated in the North West of Cambridgeshire not far from the Northamptonshire border. It was originally located in the ancient county of Huntingdonshire but in the 1960s and 1970s local government reorganisation abolished Huntingdonshire and Glatton found itself in Cambridgeshire. The last Census in 2011 recorded a population 

of 308.

The western part of Glatton Parish is gently undulating farmland and to the East the Parish borders the Fens with miles of extremely fertile land. Peterborough is 9 miles to the Northeast and Oundle is 8 miles to the West.

St Nicholas Church stands on a mound in the center of the village. It was largely rebuilt in the latter part of the 15th Century but to the expert eye traces of Saxon origins can be detected.  It is served by the neighbouring village of Sawtry and is regularly used for worship. See St Nicholas Church page for more information.

There are a number of fascinating chronicles about Glatton's history, including the three ships named Glatton, RAF Glatton & the history of 'Allways' Cottage, to read further about these and more historical facts click go to the History page by clicking here. 

The current Village Hall is a converted Nissen Hut, originally constructed at Royal Air Force Glatton around 1943 and used by the United States Air Base. To read more about its interesting history and view images click here.

The Addison Arms , a Grade II listed  pub/restaurant has a wonderful large back garden, children's play area and is dog friendly. The building was erected in the early 18th Century from Flemish bricks, no doubt brought to an East coast port as ships ballast. The exterior of the building shows considerable Dutch architectural influence probably as a result of Dutch involvement in the drainage of the nearby fens.

The village has a small but mighty community with a wonderful spirit. St Nicholas Church and the Village Hall are the hub of many social events. To read about & see photos of past community events click link below . The Parish Council currently has 5 members and a Parish

Listed Buildings & Tombstones

Source linked to

  1. 1, High Haden Road

  2. 16 High Haden Road

  3. Addison Arms Public House

  4. Allways

  5. Barn, Ermine Lodge Circa 300 Metres East of the Great North Road 

  6. Brook Cottage

  7. Gable Thatch

  8. Infields

  9. Manor Farmhouse

  10. Mychells Mead

  11. Orchard House

  12. Parish Church of St Nicholas

  13. Poet's House 

  14. Tea Kettle Barn Circa 500 Metres North of Glatton Lane 

  15. The Croft

  16. The Homestead & Attached Barn

  17. The Willows

  18. White Roses

  19. Chest Tomb Circa Two Metres East of North Aisle of Parish Church of St NicholasGable Thatch

  20. Row of 12 Tombstones, Five Metres East of the Chancel to the Parish Church of St Nicholas

  21. Row of 8 Tombstones Three Metres East of the Chancel to the Parish Church of St Nicholas

  22. Row of Three Tombstones and One Chest Tomb Circa 9 Metres East of the Chancel to St

  23. Two Tombstones Seven Metres East of the Chancel to St Nicholas Parish Church

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