About Kings Cliffe
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Midway between Stamford, Oundle, Corby and Peterborough; on the edge of Willow Brook, is the village of Kings Cliffe.

Predominantly built of local stone and collyweston roofing, Kings Cliffe is generally regarded as one of the prettiest villages in East Northamptonshire.

A thousand years ago, it was a royal stronghold in the heart of Rockingham Forest and the centre of an estate which later formed the basis of Cliffe Bailiwick in Rockingham Forest. A 'swanimote', or forest court with legal and administrative functions, was held here until about 1690. Charters for a market and fair were granted in 1249.

Today this picturesque village is home to some 1,200 people and the largest village in the area. The traditional industries of wood turning (treen) and cart building have long since passed into the mists of time but Kings Cliffe still plays host to a number of enterprises.

Social life in the village is buoyant (some might even say hectic) with a great community spirit.

Find out more about Kings Cliffe's local groups on the Links page.

Kings Cliffe Parish Councillors
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1895 Parish Council 1995 Parish Council 2014 Parish Council

Google Map centred on Kings Cliffe

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