Incised Slab at Crowland Abbey

Incised Slab at Crowland Abbey

Extract from Lincolnshire Notes and Queries Volume 1 – dated Jan 1888 to Oct 1889 page 225 INCISED SLAB AT CROWLAND ABBEY.-— The tower of this Abbey has been steadily giving way through much the same cause that imperilled the safety of the west front, so...
Who was St Guthlac ??

Who was St Guthlac ??

St Guthlac, Warrior and Hermit 11 April is the anniversary of the death in 714 of St Guthlac, a soldier who took up the life of a hermit at Crowland in the Lincolnshire fens, and subsequently became one of Anglo-Saxon England’s most important saints. Guthlac was...
Croyland ( Crowland ) Abbey  1850-1860

Croyland ( Crowland ) Abbey 1850-1860

A very early image of Croyland ( Crowland ) Abbey, said to date around 1850-1860. Note that where the road normally runs to the right, there is a wall that runs all the way to the entrance of the Abbey. Does anyone know when Abbey Path, the road that runs to the...
Crowland Abbey Choir Boy, October 30th 1920

Crowland Abbey Choir Boy, October 30th 1920

Photo of a choir boy from Crowland Abbey, dated October 30th 1920. Choir boy is given as Percy Stanley Hall, and he joined the Crowland Abbey choir in April 1919. Click on image to...