Diocese of Bath and Wells
The Diocese of Bath and Wells is a diocese in the Church of England Province of Canterbury in England.The diocese covers the county of Somerset and a small area of Dorset. The Episcopal seat of the B...
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Taunton Priory
Taunton Priory, or the Priory of St Peter and St Paul, was an Augustinian monastery founded c. 1115 by William Gyffarde (also called William Giffard), Bishop of Winchester and Chancellor of England ne...
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Polydore Vergil
Polidoro Virgili, commonly Latinised as Polydorus Vergilius, or anglicised as Polydore Vergil (or Virgil), and often known as Polydore Vergil of Urbino (c. 1470 – 18 April 1555) was an Italian humanis...
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Partis College, Bath
Partis College on Newbridge Hill, Bath, Somerset, England, was built as large block of almshouses between 1825 and 1827. It has been designated as a Grade I listed building.It was founded by Ann and F...
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Rook Lane Chapel, Frome
Rook Lane Chapel was a place of worship, and is now an arts centre, in Frome, Somerset, England.Built in 1707 by James Pope the chapel was the place of worship for nonconformists. In 1717 there were a...
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Barrow Gurney Nunnery
Barrow Gurney Nunnery shown within Somerset(grid reference ST532677)Barrow Gurney Nunnery (also called Minchin Barrow) was established around 1200 in Barrow Gurney Somerset, England.The Benedictine nu...
Ælfgar of Selwood
Ælfgar (Algar), according to 16th-century antiquarian John Leland, was a saint venerated at a chapel in the forest of Selwood, three miles from Mells (near Frome), Somerset. Leland wrote that at the c...
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Bridgwater Friary
Bridgwater Friary shown within Somerset(grid reference ST297368)Bridgwater Friary was a Franciscan monastery established in 1245 and dissolved in 1538 in Bridgwater, Somerset, England.It was founded b...
Montacute Priory
Montacute Priory was a Cluniac priory of the Benedictine order in Montacute, Somerset, England, founded between 1078 and 1102 by William, Count of Mortain, in face of a threat that if he did not do so...
Wells Cathedral
Wells Cathedral is a Church of England place of worship in Wells, Somerset, dedicated to St Andrew the Apostle, and is the seat of the Bishop of Bath and Wells. As with other cathedrals, it is the mot...
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Echoes of Service
Echoes of Service is a missionary support agency founded in 1872 based in Bath, England. Their main purpose is to serve missionaries around the world, and those commended from Christian Brethren assem...
Templecombe Preceptory
Templecombe Preceptory shown within Somerset(grid reference ST708224)Templecombe Preceptory (or Combe Templariorum) was established in 1185 in Templecombe, Somerset, England.One of the manors within t...
Priory of St. Andrews of the Ards
Priory of St. Andrews shown within Somerset(grid reference ST203430)The Priory of St. Andrews of the Ards (Blackabbey) was a Benedictine Abbey at Stogursey in Somerset. Originally the area was known ...
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Woodspring Priory
Woodspring Priory (originally Worsprynge or Worspring) is a former Augustinian priory. It is near the scenic limestone promontory of Sand Point and Middle Hope, owned by the National Trust, beside the...
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Culbone Church
Culbone Church, located in the village of Culbone in Somerset, is said to be the smallest church in England. The church, dedicated to the Welsh saint Beuno, has been designated by English Heritage as ...
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List of Somerset towers
The Somerset towers, church towers built in the 14th to 16th centuries, have been described as among England's finest contributions to medieval art. The paragraphs and descriptions below describe feat...
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Athelney Abbey
Athelney Abbey shown within Somerset(grid reference ST346293)Athelney Abbey, established in the county of Somerset, England, was founded by King Alfred in 888, as a religious house for monks of the O...
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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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Cannington Nunnery
Cannington Nunnery shown within Somerset(grid reference ST257396)Cannington Nunnery was established around 1138 and dissolved in 1536 in Cannington, Somerset, England.It was attached to the Church of ...
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Stavordale Priory
Stavordale Priory in Charlton Musgrove, Somerset, England was built as a priory church in the 13th century and was converted into a private residence in 1533. It has been designated as a Grade I liste...
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Dunster Priory
Dunster Priory shown within Somerset(grid reference SS989436)Dunster Priory was established as a Benedictine monastery around 1100 in Dunster, Somerset, England.The first church in Dunster was built b...
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Downside Abbey
The Abbey of St Gregory the Great at Downside, commonly known as Downside Abbey, is a Benedictine monastery in England and the senior community of the English Benedictine Congregation. One of its main...
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Keynsham Abbey
Keynsham Abbey in Keynsham, Somerset, England, was founded by William, Earl of Gloucester, for the Augustinian Canons Regular around 1170 and survived until 1539. The remains have been designated as a...
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Bishop of Bath and Wells
The Bishop of Bath and Wells heads the Church of England Diocese of Bath and Wells in the Province of Canterbury in England.The present diocese covers the vast majority of the (ceremonial) county of S...
Bishop's Palace, Wells
The Bishop's Palace and accompanying Bishops House at Wells in the English county of Somerset, is adjacent to Wells Cathedral and has been the home of the Bishops of the Diocese of Bath and Wells for ...
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