The Hamlet of Chesterton

Location information for the Hamlet of Chesterton in the District of Huntingdonshire, Cambridgeshire, England, UK

 

Local Map Location in the County
The local map of Chesterton The position of Chesterton in the County

Local Information

Community Type

Hamlet 

In the Parish of

Chesterton 

Community Website

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Summary history of Chesterton

Chesterton lies five and a half miles west of Peterborough, derives its name from the Roman waystation, Durobrivae, which is actually in the adjoining parish. It was the seat of the ancient family of Devill, and afterwards of John Dryden, cousin of the poet.