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Sunken Church Field, Great Abington

History of Sunken Church Field, Abington

Enid Porter writes in Cambridgeshire Customs and Folklore p184:

On Abington Church Farm is a meadow known as Sunken Church Field. It is a local tradition tat there was once a church or chapel there which at some time fell into disuse, so that in course of time the ruins became buried. At times, though, it was said the bells of the vanished church could be heard ringing underground and if anyone knelt with his ear pressed to the grass on a moonlit night he would hear the singing of a ghostly choir. Few villagers dared to go after dark into Sunken Church Field.

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