Location guide to … Ely

History: Ely was originally an island in the Fenland marshes. St Etheldreda founded an abbey there in AD 673 on the site now occupied by Ely Cathedral. The original abbey was destroyed by Danish invaders in 870 and was rebuilt 100 years later. Ely is now the second smallest ...

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