Colne in Cambridgeshire

The ancient village of Colne in Huntingdonshire

Welcome to Colne

Colne Village Sign

Colne Village Sign

 

Collen (13th century); Colneye (14th century) and Colne (Modern).

Colne, set amid orchards beside the by-roads between Earith and Somersham, is prettily grouped around a triangular green which used to have a large pond in it, but sadly long since filled in. Behind the green is a small church built in 1900 to replace the one half a mile to the north which had fallen down in 1896.

In the north of the parish are the remains of a Romano-British settlement of considerable archaeological interest. The site is clearly marked, the conformation of the ground including certain ancient ditches. It was apparently home to community of fishermen and hunters in Roman times.

Colne is one of the parishes of the District of Huntingdonshire, whose administrative centre is Huntingdon, the other principle towns being St Ives home of the Chapel on the Bridge, St Neots the largest town in the County of Cambridgeshire, the Roman town of Godmanchester and Ramsey site of the former Abbey. Colne's nearest neighbours are Bluntisham, Earith and Somersham.

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4 Bed House
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Large Garden
Garage Parking 

 

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Forthcoming Events in or around Colne

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Out of the Parish Event

Belly Dancing

Event venue - Corn Exchange

From 23/04/2014 19:00 until 04/06/2014 20:30

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Out of the Parish Event

Plant Sale with Photographic Display

Event venue - Church of St James (Little Paxton)

From 26/04/2014 11:00 until 27/04/2014 16:00

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Out of the Parish Event

Screen St Ives PHILOMENA

Event venue - Corn Exchange

From 02/05/2014 19:30 until 02/05/2014 22:30

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Out of the Parish Event

Saints Crafters Art & Craft Fair

Event venue - Free Church (United Reformed)

From 03/05/2014 09:30 until 03/05/2014 16:00

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Out of the Parish Event

Annual General Meeting 2014

Event venue - Little Paxton Community Pavilion

From 06/05/2014 19:30 until 06/05/2014 20:30

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This site is listed in the British Towns and Villages Encyclopaedia of Great Britain and we can be found in the entry for Colne

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