Rather interesting Ely facts
Did you know that the town (or Island) is named after the Eels found in the surrounding waters
Did you know that the Medieval annual St Audreys Fair was famous for selling cheap trinkets and baubles, and hence the derivation of the word tawdry from St Audrey.
Did you know that the Octagon within Ely Cathedral is the only Gothic Dome in the world.
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