Swaffham Prior, Cambridgeshire, CB25 0JT
Date of visit: 18th July 2021
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Swaffham Prior is a small village in East Cambridgeshire, England.
Just a mile or so north of Swaffham Prior is the Anglo-Saxon defensive earthwork known as the Devil’s Dyke, blocking a land route through the fens.
Swaffham Prior is an old village, and is mentioned in the Domesday Book of 1086 as possibly ‘Great Swaffham’, with Swaffham Bulbeck being ‘Little Swaffham’.
Swaffham Prior is also known for its two windmills (one still operating as a mill) which are symbols of the village, seen on the village sign on Cage Hill.
Listed Status Historic England Reference 1300769 listed 09/03/1993
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Location – Northing & Westing 52°15’11.3″N, 0°17’49.1″E
Location – Plus code: 9C4X7XQW+CP
Location – what3words: interview.tutored.aquatic
Location – Grid Reference TL 56889 64148
Location – OS X & Y: 264148, 556889
Location – Latitude & Longitude: 52.25314, 0.296974
Location – UK Postcode: CB25 0JT