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Robin Hood & Little John, Castor, Northamptonshire

‘Standing Stones’:  OS Grid Reference — TL 1395 9839 Also Known as: St. Edmund’s Stones Archaeology & History A curious and intriguing site with as many questions about its nature as there is its folklore.  Moved around by the irritating … Continue reading

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Holy Well, Longthorpe, Peterborough, Northamptonshire

Holy Well:  OS Grid-Reference – TL 1678 9815 Also known as: St. Cloud’s Well Getting Here From Thorpe Green, Longthorpe, then take the Larklands road.  Once a copse of trees appears at the front near a T-junction, the well can … Continue reading

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Oliver Cromwell’s Hill, Eye, Cambridgeshire

Tumulus (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – TF 232 018 Archaeology & History Very little was known about this now lost burial mound.  It was one of several nearby but, thankfully, the local historian and archaeologist E. Thurnam Leeds (who once … Continue reading

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