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St Ives Town Information

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This market town sits happily on the banks of the Great Ouse and is typical of Cambridgeshire. It started life as a priory dedicated to St. Ivo in the 11th century but gradually spread out.

Oliver Cromwell owned a farm nearby and there’s a statue of him in the market place.

But the town’s real claim to fame is its early 15th century six-arched bridge over the river. At its centre is a chapel, which is one of only four of its kind to have survived in Britain.

Great Ouse Bridge at St. Ives -
Photo: Gordon Brown CCL