Glastonbury Abbey
Glastonbury Abbey was a monastery in Glastonbury, Somerset, England. The ruins are now a grade I listed building, and a Scheduled Ancient Monument and are open as a visitor attraction.The abbey was fo...
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Burton Abbey
Burton Abbey at Burton upon Trent in Staffordshire, England, was originally founded in the 7th or 9th century by St Modwen or Modwenna; and later refounded in 1003 as a Benedictine abbey by Wulfric Sp...
Bury St Edmunds Abbey
The Abbey of Bury St Edmunds was once among the richest Benedictine monasteries in England, until the Dissolution of the monasteries in 1539. It is in the town that grew up around it, Bury St Edmunds ...
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Binham Priory
St Mary's Priory, Binham, or Binham Priory, is a ruined Benedictine priory located in the village of Binham in the English county of Norfolk. Today the nave of the much larger priory church has become...
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Stixwould Priory
Stixwould Priory was a priory in Lincolnshire, England. A Cistercian nunnery founded by Lucy countess of Chester in 1135. The Mappa Mundi describes it as Gilbertine, but modern authors regard it as...
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Worksop Priory
01°06′56″W / 53.30361°N 1.11556°W / 53.30361; -1.11556Worksop Priory (formally The Priory Church of Saint Mary and Saint Cuthbert, Worksop) is a Church of England parish churc...
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Witham Charterhouse
Witham Charterhouse was the earliest of the ten medieval Carthusian houses (charterhouses) in England.
It was established at Witham Friary, Somerset, in 1178/1179 from a founding party led by a mo...
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Wareham Priory
Wareham Priory was a priory in Dorset, England. Possibly founded by the Saxons in 672 and dispersed during the Danish raids on Wareham in 876. It was refounded in 915 by Elfleda and probably dissolved...
Crowland Abbey
Crowland Abbey (also spelled Croyland Abbey) is a Church of England parish church, formerly part of a Benedictine abbey church, in Crowland in the English county of Lincolnshire.
A monk named Guth...
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Meaux Abbey
Meaux Abbey (archaic, also referred to as Melsa) was a Cistercian Abbey founded in 1151 by William le Gros, 1st Earl of Albemarle (Count of Aumale), Earl of York and 4th lord of Holderness, near Bever...
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Wallingwells Priory
Wallingwells Priory was a small house of Benedictine nuns founded in the 1140s by Ralph de Chevrolcourt at Wallingwells on land he had donated near Carlton in Lindrick, Nottinghamshire.The priory was ...
Sopwell Priory
Sopwell Priory (also known as Sopwell Nunnery) was built c. 1140 in Hertfordshire, England by the Benedictine abbot of St Albans Abbey, Geoffrey de Gorham. It was founded as the Priory of St Mary of S...
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Buckland Priory
Buckland Priory shown within Somerset(grid reference ST294286)Buckland Priory (also known as Minchin Buckland Preceptory or Buckland Sororum (Latin: "Buckland of the Sisters")) was established around ...
Newenham Abbey
Newenham Abbey was a Cistercian abbey in Devon, England, a short distance south-west of the town of Axminster. The land was granted by Reginald de Mohun for the founding of the abbey in January 1247...
Pershore Abbey
Pershore Abbey, at Pershore in Worcestershire, was an Anglo-Saxon abbey and is now an Anglican parish church.
The foundation of the minster at Pershore is alluded to in a spurious charter of King ...
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St John's College, Oxford
St John's College is a constituent college of the University of Oxford. It was founded in 1555 by the merchant Sir Thomas White, intended to provide a source of educated Roman Catholic clerics to supp...
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Syon Monastery
0°18′42.7″W / 51.476722°N 0.311861°W / 51.476722; -0.311861 Syon Monastery (frequently referred to as Syon Abbey or simply Sion), was a monastery of the Bridgettine Order foun...
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Bruton Abbey
Bruton Abbey in Bruton, Somerset was founded as a house of Augustinian canons in about 1127, and became an abbey in 1511, shortly before its dissolution in 1539. The village then used the north aisle ...
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Haughmond Abbey
Haughmond Abbey (/ˈhoʊ.mənd/ HOE-mund) is a ruined, medieval, Augustinian monastery a few miles from Shrewsbury, England. It was probably founded in the early 12th century and was closely associated w...
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Hyde Abbey
Hyde Abbey was a medieval Benedictine monastery just outside the walls of Winchester, Hampshire, England. It was dissolved and demolished in 1539.
At the time Alfred the Great refounded the royal ...
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Thame Abbey
Thame Abbey was a Cistercian abbey at Thame in the English county of Oxfordshire.Thame Abbey was founded in 1137 by Alexander, Bishop of Lincoln. It was dissolved in 1539. Most of the building stone w...
Cirencester Abbey
Cirencester Abbey in Gloucestershire was founded as an Augustinian monastery in 1117 on the site of an earlier church, the oldest-known Saxon church in England, which had itself been built on the site...
Beauvale Charterhouse
Beauvale Priory (also known as Beauvale Charterhouse) was a Carthusian monastery in Beauvale, Nottinghamshire. It is a scheduled ancient monument.
The priory was founded in 1343 by Nicholas de Can...
Wilton Abbey
1°51′22″W / 51.07808°N 1.85600°W / 51.07808; -1.85600Wilton Abbey was a Benedictine convent in Wiltshire, England, three miles from Salisbury on the site now occupied by Wilto...
Bolton Abbey
Bolton Abbey is an estate in Wharfedale in North Yorkshire, England, which takes its name from the ruins of the 12th-century Augustinian monastery—now generally known as Bolton Priory. It sits within ...
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Ulverscroft Priory
Ulverscroft Priory is a former hermitage and priory in Ulverscroft, Leicestershire.
The priory was founded by Robert de Beaumont, 2nd Earl of Leicester, in 1134, as a hermitage for eremites of the...
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Ramsey Abbey
Ramsey Abbey is a former Benedictine abbey located in Ramsey, Cambridgeshire, England, southeast of Peterborough and north of Huntingdon, UK.
Ramsey Abbey was founded in 969 by Saint Oswald, Bisho...
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Byland Abbey
Byland Abbey is a ruined abbey and a small village in the Ryedale district of North Yorkshire, England, in the North York Moors National Park.
It was founded as a Savigniac abbey in January 1135 a...
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St. Osyth's Abbey
St Osyth's Abbey (originally and still commonly known as St Osyth's Priory) was a house of Augustinian canons in the parish of St Osyth (then named Chich) in Essex, England in use from the 12th to 16t...
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