Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for Thorney

Thorney.-- par. and ry. sta., Cambridgeshire, 7 miles NE. of Peterborough, 17,590 ac., pop. 2055; P.O, T.O. Thorney was the seat of a monastery founded in 662; the church includes portions of the ancient abbey church, rebuiltin 1128, and madeparochialin 1638.


(John Bartholomew, Gazetteer of the British Isles (1887))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "parish and railway station"   (ADL Feature Type: "populated places")
Administrative units: Thorney CP/AP       Cambridgeshire AncC
Place: Thorney

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