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Hemingford Grey
Hemingford Grey, Cambridgeshire, England
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Hemingford Grey is a beautiful village, full of attractive thatched cottages, on the south bank of the River Great Ouse. A short walk east brings you to St Ives, and a longer stroll west brings you to historic Houghton Mill. On the river bank at the west end of the village is Hemingford Grey manor house, immortalized by Lucy Boston as Green Knowe in her popular children's books. This is the view up the river to the medieval church, whose steeple is said to lie on the river bed, where it collapsed centuries ago.

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