**Thomas Bradwardine**(c1290-1349) was born here (see above under Canterbury). There is a plaque in the cloisters of the cathedral to Oliver Whitby, who on his death in 1702 endowed a school for poor boys

*To be diligently instructed in Reading, Writing, Arithmetick, and so far in Mathematical Learning as may fit them for honest and useful Employments with a particular Regard to Navigation.*

See THIS LINK

To see an Ordnance Survey map click at THIS LINK

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An extract from

*The Mathematical Gazetteer of the British Isles*created by David Singmaster

The original site is at THIS LINK