Denny Abbey, Cambridgeshire
Denny Abbey, a place in Waterbeach parish, Cambridgeshire, near the river Cam, 7¼ miles NNE of Cambridge. A Benedictine priory, a cell to Ely, was early founded here,. and given to the Knights Templars, and a nunnery was built on the priory's site in the time of Edward III. The refectory, which is in the Norman and Decorated style, still remains.
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Cambridgeshire is available to browse.
Online maps of Denny Abbey are available from a number of sites:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- Google Streetview.
- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Cambridgeshire papers online:
- Cambridge Independent Press
- Cambridge Chronicle and Journal
- Huntingdon, Bedford & Peterborough Gazette
The Visitations of Cambridgeshire 1575 and 1619 is available online.