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Ely, cathedral city and market town

Reg Holmes

Ely, cathedral city and market town

a pictorial record, 1817-1934

by Reg Holmes

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Published by Ely Society in Ely .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ely (England)
    • Subjects:
    • Ely (England) -- History -- Pictorial works.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Reg Holmes & Mike Rouse; with maps by Michael Young; general editor Christopher Bennett.
      ContributionsRouse, Mike, joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA690.E4 H68
      The Physical Object
      Pagination64 p.
      Number of Pages64
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5462383M
      ISBN 100903616017
      LC Control Number73165011
      OCLC/WorldCa699107

        Why Ely is the best place to live in Cambridgeshire. It's a city, but it has the feel of a market town. It got its royal charter, turning it into a city, in , but the population is only. This year’s Ely Cathedral Christmas Gift & Food Fair takes place on 15 & 16 November, with a special preview evening on 13 November. Now in its eighth year, this popular event is widely acknowledged as one of East Anglia’s exceptional Christmas shopping experiences.

        Advent and Christmas at Ely Cathedral Widely acknowledged as one of the finest medieval buildings in Europe, Ely Cathedral is the perfect place to visit during the festive season. Ely Cathedral CB7 4DL. Built by William the Conqueror as a prominent outpost after the bloody and lengthy rebellion by Hereward The Wake, Ely Cathedral stands as a fine example of William's devotion to his Religion and to his overwhelming victory for the Heart's and Minds of .

      Dec 7, - Explore mestizo's board "Ely Cathedral", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Ely cathedral, Cathedral and Ely pins. Ely Markets are a chartered market in the centre of the historic Cathedral City of Ely. Markets are held every Thursday, Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday. Our specialist Farmers Market is held every 2nd and 4th Saturday. Suggested Duration: hours. Market Place, Ely CB7 4NT, England. +44 Improve This Listing.4/5(41).


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Ely, cathedral city and market town by Reg Holmes Download PDF EPUB FB2

Today Ely is a rapidly expanding market town with a population near but the cathedral and medieval precincts of the former monastery reflect its continuity and stability. Since the middle of the nineteenth century, many business premises have remained the same but shops have changed owners and trade/5(2).

Get this from a library. Ely, cathedral city and market town: a pictorial record. [Reg Holmes; Mike Rouse]. Welcome to Ely Cathedral's website which I hope will give you a glimpse of the wonders and glories that the Cathedral has to offer.

Worship has been offered to Almighty God on this site for cathedral city and market town book years and the Cathedral continues to be a dynamic witness to the presence of God in the world, and of his love and care for each and every one.

We were first drawn to Ely a few years ago after my wife, then the rest of my family, fell in love with Ken Follet’s historical novel Pillars of the ntly (I’ve not read the books, French schooling having made me lethally allergic to anything historical) approaching Ely cathedral through the narrow streets of this charming town brings back many memories from the books.

​ ELY, a cathedral city and market-town, in the Newmarket parliamentary division of Cambridgeshire, England, 16 m. N.N.E. of Cambridge by the Great Eastern railway.

Pop. of urban district () It stands on a considerable eminence on the west (left) bank of the Ouse, in the Isle of Ely, which rises above the surrounding fens. edited by PETER MEADOWS and NIGEL RAMSAY This book records the fascinating history of the Cathedral's development, from the time that Etheldreda established her monastic community on the Isle of Ely.

It is a worthy successor to James Bentham's famous history of the Cathedral, published in Dimensions: mm x mm (Hardback). Ely Museum, The Old Gaol, Market Street, Ely. Ely Museum tells the fascinating history of the Cathedral city and market town book of Ely and the cathedral city at its heart. Nine galleries tell the story from the Ice Age to modern times.

From time to time actors play the part of prisoners in the cells and re-enact the visit of John Howard. Open All Year. am – pm daily except Bank Holidays. Tel: Oliver Cromwell’s. CATHEDRAL GIFT SHOPS Ely Cathedral has two shops. The Cathedral Shop located in the Cathedral at the West End of the Nave (you are welcome to come into the Cathedral shop without paying the Cathedral admission charge) offers a wide range of Souvenirs, Gifts, Jewellery, Greetings Cards, Christmas Gifts, Classical CD's, DVD's, Religious, Local and Guide Books.

1st February - 15th March Come and feast your eyes on a fabulous collections of costumes, jewels, props, behind the scene footage and memorabilia from some of the major Hollywood movies filmed at Ely Cathedral. This fascinating exhibition will showcase some of the most iconic gowns and outfits from Elizabeth, The Golden Age, The Other.

Nestling under the big skies of the Fen countryside, in the shadow of its magnificent cathedral, Ely offers a wealth of attractions. As the second smallest city in England, it is compact enough to explore on foot.

Dominating the skyline, it is one of England's most beautiful and largest Cathedrals. Ely’s new cathedral (of books) opens for business Visitors to Ely may spot a new landmark on the city’s horizon aside from its famous 1,year-old cathedral – a vast, new state-of-the-art storage facility for millions of books belonging to Cambridge University Library and.

Ely (/ ˈ iː l i / EE-lee) is a cathedral city in Cambridgeshire, England, about 14 miles (23 km) north-northeast of Cambridge and about 80 miles ( km) by road from London.

Æthelthryth (also known as Etheldreda) founded an abbey at Ely in ; the abbey was destroyed in by Danish invaders and was rebuilt by Æthelwold, Bishop of Winchester, in Country: England. Ely Cathedral is located in the center of this historic city and is surrounded by mediaeval monastic buildings, parkland and meadows.

A walk from the Cathedral through The Dean’s Meadow and Cherry Hill Park will take you down to the riverside with its famous tearoom and restaurants.

Ely Cathedral can be crowded, so we recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot. If you book with Tripadvisor, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.

See all 2 Ely Cathedral tickets and tours on Tripadvisor/5(K). Formerly an inn from the 18th /19th century, this family-run, Ely Guest House is just 2 minutes’ walk from beautiful Ely Cathedral. Offering comfortable lodge facilities, the friendly guest house has modern, fully furnished rooms with en suite facilities/10().

Journey on to Whittlesea, the proud home, each January, of the old tradition of Straw Bear dancing. Continue along the line to arrive at the historic market town of March before reaching Manea where self-guided walks let you explore at your own pace. As you approach Ely station look out for the majestic cathedral.

Ely Markets Charity Stall. Applications now open for A charity stall is available at Ely Markets on the first Saturday of every month and every Thursday (providing your own stall). Applications are open until 28th February.

Email us at [email protected] for an application form. We will contact you if your application is successful. The annual eel festival is a clue to this Cambridgeshire market town’s history. Until the Fens were drained in the 17th century, Ely was an inland island, surrounded by Author: Stephen Mcclarence.

Although a city, Ely feels like a small market town with beautiful luxury B&B guest houses available affording views towards the cathedral. Fine heritage inns, restaurants and independent shops are plentiful in the town centre and as well as being a great Fenland base, Ely is a waterfront location along the River Great Ouse, part of Cambridgeshire’s extensive waterways network popular for.

Welcome to Ely. The cathedral city of Ely, the second smallest city in England, is located in the county of Cambridgeshire, approximately 76 miles north of London and 16 miles north of Cambridge.

The city has a population of j. Situated in Ely and within km of Ely Cathedral, Hotel Barge Waternimf has a shared lounge, allergy-free rooms, and free WiFi throughout the property. The Royal Standard features a restaurant, bar, a shared lounge and water sports facilities in Ely. With free WiFi, this 3-star inn offers room.

Ely Cathedral, situated on a low hill and visible for miles across the surrounding flat Fen countryside, continues to provide a splendid backdrop to many views of the city as it has done throughout a period of over years.

Today Ely is a rapidly expanding market town with a population Author: Pamela Blakeman.Ely is almost a hamlet built around it's Cathedral, rather than a city with a Cathedral.

And this Cathedral shows it's history through a mixture of styles, from Romanesque to Late Gothic, which means you can find the purest early romanesque arches in its transept, and the most /5(K).