Things To Do near Crowland Abbey

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St Mary's Vaults Inn, Stamford, Lincolnshire

St Mary's Vaults Inn, Stamford (approx. 13 miles away)

A late medieval timber-framed inn still serving real ale.

St Martin's Church, Stamford, Lincolnshire

St Martin's Church, Stamford (approx. 13 miles away)

St. Martin's was founded c1146 but due to deterioration was entirely rebuilt during the second half of the 15th century. Little has been altered since.The church houses the tombs of the Cecil family of Burghley House. Also, Daniel Lambert, the biggest man in England during the Georgian period is bur...

Stamford Town Hall, Stamford, Lincolnshire

Stamford Town Hall, Stamford (approx. 13 miles away)

Purpose-built in 1778 and is today used as a magistrates court. Presently houses an extensive collection of regalia and historic Stamford memorabilia.

St Mary's Church, Stamford, Lincolnshire

St Mary's Church, Stamford (approx. 13 miles away)

The "Mother Church" as it is sometimes called is noticeable for its large broach spire. The earliest parts of the church date from the late 12th century, but the tower is early 13th century.A broach spire is a tall pyramidal or conical structure usually on the top of a tower or a turret. It starts o...

Town Bridge, Stamford, Lincolnshire

Town Bridge, Stamford (approx. 13 miles away)

The town bridge in Stamford crossing the River Welland.

Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre, Stamford, Lincolnshire

Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre, Stamford (approx. 13 miles away)

A 400 seat theatre built within the shell of the original Corn Exchange Hall. Refurbished almost entirely by volunteers, and run throughout the year by volunteers.

The George Hotel, Stamford, Lincolnshire

The George Hotel, Stamford (approx. 13 miles away)

The George of Stamford is a beautiful coaching inn with log fires, oak panelled restaurant, a walled monastery garden and cobbled courtyard. The exact age of is not known, but historians have referred to it as "A very ancient hostelry, once belonging to the Abbots of Croyland". It's possible therefo...

St Michael's & All Angels Church, Edenham, Lincolnshire

St Michael's & All Angels Church, Edenham (approx. 13 miles away)

The church seats 450+ people and the tower is reputed to have been built in the reign of Henry VI. You'll find cedar trees growing in the churchyard and one in particular that hangs over the main road is reputed to be over 150 years old.

The Hospital of William Browne, Stamford, Lincolnshire

The Hospital of William Browne, Stamford (approx. 13 miles away)

Founded by William Browne in 1475, it looks like a church though is in fact a medieval almshouse used to accommodate the elderly.Be respectful if visiting as the almshouses are occupied.

St John's Church, Stamford, Lincolnshire

St John's Church, Stamford (approx. 13 miles away)

Founded sometime in the 12th century and rebuilt c1451. It now has a 15th century exterior which belies the main feature within.Rows of wooden angels with extended wings line the nave and chancel roof.

Red Lion Square, Stamford, Lincolnshire

Red Lion Square, Stamford (approx. 13 miles away)

Stamford's ancient market place and pretty much the centre of Stamford. The building running along the south side of the square is thought to be a late medieval wool hall.

All Saints Church, Stamford, Lincolnshire

All Saints Church, Stamford (approx. 13 miles away)

Recorded in the Domesday Book of 1086, All Saints stands as one of Stamford's oldest churches.Located between All Saints' Place and Red Lion Square, it dominates the market area between the Danish borough and the Castle area.Little remains of the original structure, some 12th century masonry in the...

Stamford Railway Station, Stamford, Lincolnshire

Stamford Railway Station, Stamford (approx. 13 miles away)

Stamford railway station is 12.5 miles (20 km) west of Peterborough opened by the Syston and Peterborough Railway, part of the present day Birmingham to Peterborough Line. It is owned by Network Rail and operated by East Midlands Trains who operate a limited service. The station was formerly k...

Queen Eleanor's 12 Crosses, Stamford, Lincolnshire

Queen Eleanor's 12 Crosses, Stamford (approx. 13 miles away)

The Eleanor Crosses were 12 stone monuments erected for King Edward I's wife Queen Eleanor following her death in 1290. Each monument represents a resting place used when taking her body to London.Stamford erected a modern monument inspired by the "lost cross". It can be found in Sheepmarket, rather...

Medieval Wall Remains, Stamford, Lincolnshire

Medieval Wall Remains, Stamford (approx. 13 miles away)

Stamford was originally a walled town and this is a surviving section. The medieval castle itself is believed to have sat within the towns walls and is beneath the bus garage.