Cowbit

Cowbit

Cowbit was, in ancient times, a hamlet of Spalding and so had to contribute to the upkeep of the Priory. In fact, it was about a quarter of the parish of Spalding, having to provide a quarter of the whole rate. However, it was not a good agricultural proposition since...
Cowbit Railway Station

Cowbit Railway Station

A view of Cowbit Railway Station. The station was opened by the Great Northern Railway on 2 September 1867. It was located on the route between Spalding and March. In the 1950’s it was a frequent ‘best kept garden’ finalist. The station eventually...
Map of Crowland shows Trinty Bridge and Rivers

Map of Crowland shows Trinty Bridge and Rivers

Fabulous medieval engineering in the re-routing of the R Welland by Crowland Abbey to bring the river almost to its doors, & then building the extraordinary 3-way medieval bridge across its confluence with an ancient canal from Peterborough. Dr Susan Oosthuizen...