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Ely Cathedral, Cambridgeshire


  • Located in Ely, Cambridgeshire, East of England, England
  • Ely Cathedral, Chapter House, The College, Ely, Cambs. CB7 4DL
  • 'The ship of the Fens'
  • Ely Cathedral was begun at the end of the eleventh century
  • The monastic church became a cathedral in 1109
  • The Diocese of Ely was carved out of the Diocese of Lincoln Cathedral
  • The monastery at Ely was dissolved by Henry VIII in 1539
  • St Etheldreda's Shrine was destroyed
  • The cathedral was refounded with a Chapter of eight canons in 1541

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www.elycathedral.org
Ely Cathedral, Cambridgeshire


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The Stained Glass Museum

Located in Ely, Cambridgeshire, East of England, England

Less than a mile away.

The only museum in the UK dedicated to stained glass. Located inside the cathedral, to the right as you enter. Exhibition takes the visitor through the history of stained glass from the thirteenth century to the present...

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The Old Palace

Located in Ely, Cambridgeshire, East of England, England

Less than a mile away.

The Old Palace is next to Ely Cathedral where the Bishops of Ely once lived. Today a Sue Ryder Centre (Sue Ryder Care supports people with a wide range of neurological diseases and life-limiting illnesses, as well as the...

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Russian Cannon

Located in Ely, Cambridgeshire, East of England, England

Less than a mile away.

'Russian cannon captured during the Crimean War presented to the people of Ely by Queen Victoria in 1860 to mark the creation of the Ely rifle volunteers'. Cannon outside Ely Cathedral...

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Ely Guest House, Ely
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Star Rating

Less than a mile away.

Total Rooms: 6; Rates: 30 - 60 Per Night

Formally an inn from the 18th 19th century, this family-run, central guest house with Thai restaurant is contemporary in style, and is just 2 minutesa walk from beautiful Ely Cathedral The station and river are 10 minute...

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The Lamb Hotel, Cambridge
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Star Rating

Less than a mile away.

Total Rooms: 31; Rates: 39 - 159 Per Night

Sitting in the shadows of Ely Cathedral, Lamb Hotel dates back to the 15th century and retains its atmosphere as a thriving coaching inn The Lamb boasts 31 comfortable en-suite rooms Meals and drinks are served all day i...

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Nyton Hotel, Ely
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Star Rating

Less than a mile away.

Total Rooms: 10; Rates: 65 - 100 Per Night

Quiet family hotel, situated in residential road just off the a10 Only 10 minutes walk from the Cathederal and City Centre The railway station is just a 15 minute walk...

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