In brief

The beautiful parish of Elton is in the northernwest corner of Cambridgeshire. We come under Huntingdon District Council

To contact the Parish Council email Wendy Grey, Parish Clerk or contact one of the Parish Councillors.

Annual Litter Pick – 1st March 2015

The annual village ‘litter pick’ organised by The Elton Society will take place this year on Sunday 1st March starting at 11am on the village green outside the Crown Inn. The ‘litter pick’ extends two miles on the road verges leading to the village. We have full practical support from Hunts. District council and the

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Highgate Hall, Elton

If you require further information with regards to booking Highgate Hall please email:

sallygunning@btconnect.com

 

Useful contacts

This will be a list of useful contacts locally

Please provide up to date details (phone numbers and links to websites) on clubs, groups and other useful numbers…

 

 

 

 

 

 

A short history of Elton

Early times

C1st Roman pottery etc. Found in Berryleas Field on Nassington Road

C 2nd Continual settlement from this date. The manorial settlement was at Netherend in Berrystead field adjoining the mill. Evidence found during flood alleviation work.

C11th Saxon crosses are in the church yard.

1035 King Canute visited the area on royal progress,

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Our village environment

Verges and village greens

The Parish Council takes pains to preserve the verges and village greens so that the whole village can enjoy them. They are used for May Day celebrations, and games by the young in the village e.g. rounders, football. Many verges have been planted under the guidance of one resident with daffodils.

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