Crowland shown within Lincolnshire
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Crowland (modern usage) or Croyland (medieval era name and the one still in ecclesiastical use) is a small town in south Lincolnshire, England, positioned between Peterborough and Spalding, with two major sites of historical interest. Lincolnshire (abbreviated Lincs) is a county in the east of England. In Biology a population is the collection of inter-breeding organisms of a particular Species; in Sociology The British national grid reference system is a system of geographic grid references commonly used in Great Britain, different from using Latitude and Longitude The districts of England are a level of subnational division of England used for the purposes of local government South Holland is a local government district of Lincolnshire. Metropolitan and non-metropolitan counties are one of the four levels of Subdivisions of England used for the purposes of Local government outside Greater London Lincolnshire (abbreviated Lincs) is a county in the east of England. The region, also known as the government office region, is currently the highest tier of local government sub-national entity of England, with only one The East Midlands is one of the Regions of England and consists of most of the eastern half of the traditional region of the Midlands. Constituent country is a phrase used often by official institutions in contexts in which a country makes up a part of a larger entity or grouping England is a Country which is part of the United Kingdom. Its inhabitants account for more than 83% of the total UK population whilst its mainland This list of sovereign states, alphabetically arranged gives an overview of States around the world with information on the extent of their Sovereignty. The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom, the UK or Britain,is a Sovereign state located A post town is a required part of all postal addresses in the United Kingdom, and a basic unit of the postal delivery system UK Postal codes are known as postcodes. UK postcodes are Alphanumeric. The, also known as the Peterborough postcode area, is a group of postal districts covering a large area in eastern England, including Peterborough and There are a number of law enforcement agencies in the United Kingdom. Lincolnshire Police is the Home Office police force covering the Non-metropolitan county of Lincolnshire in the East Midlands of England The fire service in the United Kingdom operates under separate legislative and administrative arrangements in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue is the statutory Fire and Rescue service serving the county of Lincolnshire in the East Midlands Region of the The East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS is the NHS ambulance service serving the East Midlands region of England. East Midlands is a constituency of the European Parliament. It currently elects 6 MEPs using the D'Hondt method of Party-list proportional This is a list of the 646 constituencies currently represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, as at the 2005 general election South Holland and The Deepings is a County constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. A Gazetteer of place names in the United Kingdom showing each place's County, Unitary authority or council area and its geographical coordinates List of places --> List of cities in the United Kingdom List of towns in England Lists of places This is a list of places in the ceremonial county of Lincolnshire, England. A geographic coordinate system enables every location on the Earth to be specified in three coordinates using mainly a spherical coordinate system. Lincolnshire (abbreviated Lincs) is a county in the east of England. England is a Country which is part of the United Kingdom. Its inhabitants account for more than 83% of the total UK population whilst its mainland History Early history Present-day Peterborough is the latest in a series of settlements which have at one time or other benefited from its situation where the Nene Spalding is a Market town with a population of 30000 on the River Welland in the South Holland district of Lincolnshire, England. One is the unique fourteenth Century three-sided bridge, Trinity Bridge, which stands at its central point, which used to be the confluence of three streams, the other is its ruined mediaeval Croyland Abbey, founded by Saint Guthlac in the eighth century. Trinity Bridge is the unique triangular bridge that stands at the heart of the English town of Crowland. Croyland Abbey (usually spelled Crowland Abbey) is a Church of England parish church, formerly an Abbey church in Crowland in the English Saint Guthlac of Croyland (673-714 was a Christian Saint from Lincolnshire in England. The Croyland Chronicle, an important source for medieval historians, is believed to be the work of some of the monastery's inhabitants. The Croyland Chronicle (or " Crowland Chronicle " is an important if not always reliable primary source for English Medieval history in particular
From 1894 the parish, being the only part of the Peterborough Rural Sanitary District in Lincolnshire, formed the Crowland Rural District on its own. Year 1894 ( MDCCCXCIV) was a Common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common Rural districts were a type of Local government area &ndash now superseded &ndash established at the end of the 19th century in England, Wales, and This was merged into Spalding Rural District under a County Review Order in the 1930s. Spalding was a Rural district in Holland in Lincolnshire, England from 1894 to 1974 The Local Government Act 1929 (19 & 20 Geo V c 17 made changes to poor law and local government in England and Wales The 1930s were described as an abrupt shift to more radical and conservative lifestyles as countries were struggling to find a solution to the Great Depression. It now forms part of the South Holland district. South Holland is a local government district of Lincolnshire.
The town boasts two schools (primary and secondary), the latter named after the abbey's founder.
In addition the town boasts 4 public houses and a tea room within easy walking distance of the town centre and a further public house almost by the side of the River Welland which runs just outside of town. The town also boasts the largest Wyevale garden centre in the country.
Famous residents include David Bliss, an accomplished stage artiste, conjuror and comedian. He is known 'in the business' as the '3rd Chuckle Brother. '