The foundation stone of the first Abbey was laid on St Bartholomews Day 716AD. These magnificent remains form the Parish Church of Crowland and are but a small part of what was in days gone by one of the most important Christian sites in the land.

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The magnificent West Front of Crowland Abbey built in the 13th century. The tower was formerly on North West corner of what was once a great Abbey, which housed over 150 monks and owned land in six counties.

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The old Nave of the Abbey. At the East end stands the Fine dog tooth Norman Arch which stood for nearly 900 years.

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