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Thorney Island (London)

Thorney Island was the eyot on the Thames, upstream of medieval London, where Westminster Abbey and the Palace of Westminster were built. It was formed by rivulets of the River Tyburn, which entered the Thames nearby. In Roman times, Thorney Island may have been part of a natural ford where what was later called Watling Street crossed the Thames, of particular importance before the construction of London Bridge.

Thorney Island (West Sussex)

Thorney Island is an island that juts into Chichester Harbour in West Sussex. It is separated from the mainland by a narrow channel called the Great Deep.

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Chichester Harbour

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Thorney, Cambridgeshire village in the United Kingdom

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Thorney Abbey Grade I listed abbey in Thorney, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom

Thorney Abbey, now the Church of St Mary and St Botolph, was a medieval monastic house established on the island of Thorney in The Fens of Cambridgeshire, England.

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West Thorney village and civil parish in West Sussex, England

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RAF Thorney Island airport in the United Kingdom

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Baker Barracks

Baker Barracks is a British Army barracks located on Thorney Island around 6.58 miles (10.59 km) east from Portsmouth, Hampshire.

Huna of Thorney English saint

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