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St Ives is a market town in Cambridgeshire 15 miles north-west of Cambridge and 110. It lies within the historic county boundaries of Huntingdonshire

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History During the 18th and 19th centuries, St Ives was a hub of trade and navigation and the town had dozens of inns and many bawdy houses. Goods were brought into the town on barges, and livestock rested on the last fattening grounds before delivery to London's Smithfield Market. As the railway network expanded and roads improved, the use of the River Great Ouse declined. It is now mostly used for leisure boats and recreation.

Thorndown Primary School

St Ivo School 

Westfield Junior School 

Eastfield Infant School 


St Ives Methodist Church

Sacred Heart Church

St Ives Parish Church

Free Church St Ives

Sports facilities One Leisure Centre – Indoor and Outdoor facilities 

The Robin Hood

Golden Lion Hotel

The Oliver Cromwell

Nelsons Head

The Royal Oak

The Seven Wives


Golden Lion Hotel

The Dolphin Hotel

Slepe Hall Hotel

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