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Histon village allotments

Histon51.jpg (60818 bytes) Emily watering her pumpkin plant

WB00860_.GIF (262 bytes) Gatehouse Road Allotments are managed by Histon parish council, situated on the outskirts of Histon, on the Girton - Oakington road. There 22 plots, 45% occupied (unoccupied plots are ploughed at least once a year). No water supply but very reasonable rent (6 per plot a year) compensates for this. Gatehouse Road allotments plotholders e-mail contact :

WB00860_.GIF (262 bytes) Meadow Road Allotments are rumoured to be well used, situated on the old Cottenham road, the site is also managed by the parish council.

WB00860_.GIF (262 bytes) Contact for both sites : Angela Young (clerk to Histon parish council) phone 01223 235906, e-mail:

Relevant pages :
WB00860_.GIF (262 bytes) Patricia picking mange tout peas
WB00860_.GIF (262 bytes) Planting pumpkins
WB00860_.GIF (262 bytes) Sweet corn
WB00860_.GIF (262 bytes) Gatehouse Road allotments

Latest update 03/01/01