Hidden East Anglia:

Landscape Legends of Eastern England







Landscape Features



Parson Drove:


Cromwell's hill


Somewhere in this flattest of Fenland landscapes there is supposed to be a small hill, built by Oliver Cromwell. Upon it he placed his cannon, supposedly to bombard the church of St. John the Baptist (TF390091). See also Murrow.


Source: Cambridgeshire Federations of Women's Institutes: 'The Cambridgeshire Village Book' (Countryside Books, 1989), p.141.