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Hexham Abbey

Hexham Abbey is a refoundation of a church which stood on this spot in the year 675, it survived until 821, later the town was.....

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Holme Cultram Abbey

This was a Cistercian foundation of the 12th century of which the nave is now the parish Church of St.Mary, and although the.....

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Kirkstall Abbey

Kirkstall Abbey is one of Yorkshire's finest ruined Cistercian abbey's. It was founded in the 12th-century from which much of.....

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Lacock Abbey

Lacock is one of the most beautiful villages in England, with houses dating from the 15th-century to the 18th-century. At the.....

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Leiston Abbey

These are the evocative remains of an abbey founded when the order of the land was God first, followed by King and country. The.....

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Lindisfarne Abbey

The strange, mystic atmosphere of Lindisfarne remains evocative of the time when holy men trod its shores rather than the birds.....

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Malmesbury Abbey

Malmesbury Abbey is built on the site of a former Saxon monastery of AD700, by the 12th-century it was an important Benedictine.....

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Netley Abbey

Netley Abbey Ruins , Hampshire..

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Newstead Abbey

A beautiful historic house set in a glorious landscape of gardens and parkland within the heart of Nottinghamshire, England......

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Quarr Abbey

The ruins of Quarr Abbey can be found close to the entrance of Wooten Creek, a pretty waterway used by small fishing boats and.....

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Ramsey Abbey Gatehouse

Remains of a former Benedictine abbey and site of one of the oldest English monasteries, as early as the 7th century...

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Rievaulx Abbey

Rievaulx Abbey is situated on 15 acres in the valley of Rye approximately 3 miles from Helmsley in Northern Yorkshire and was.....

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Roche Abbey

The evocative remains of Roche Abbey rising from a landscape laid out by Capability Brown present an awe-inspiring sight,.....

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Sherborne Abbey

Without doubt this magnificent Abbey built centuries ago of creamy Ham stone ranks amongst the finest Abbey churches anywhere in.....

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Shrewsbury Abbey

The site of Shrewsbury Abbey is an ancient one, quite possibly dating back to Saxon times when a wooden church would have stood.....

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St Michael's Abbey

ST. Michael's Abbey is a beautiful Abbey Church built in the peace and tranquillity of the English countryside by the French.....

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Stapehill Abbey

The Nun's of enclosed orders usually led a harsh existence under a regime of dedication and prayer, but it was also a peaceful.....

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Tavistock Abbey

Tavistock Abbey is also known as the Abbey of Saint Mary and Saint Rumon, and is a ruined Benedictine Abbey in Tavistock..

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Tewkesbury Abbey

Standing taller than any other building in tewkesbury, is the fantastic tewkesbury abbey. It is over 500 years old and has the.....

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Thornton Abbey

Breathtaking ruins showing clearly the medieval splendour enjoyed by the abbots in the days before the Reformation. The.....

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