Burtle Priory
Burtle Priory shown within Somerset(grid reference ST391416)Burtle Priory (also known as Burtle Moor Priory) originated as a hermitage on a site called Sprauellissmede (or Sprawlesmede), in Burtle, So...
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...
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...
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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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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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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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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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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Muchelney Abbey
Muchelney Abbey is an English Heritage property in the village of Muchelney in the Somerset Levels, England. The site consists of ruined walls showing the layout of the abbey buildings constructed fro...
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Bath Abbey
The Abbey Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, Bath, commonly known as Bath Abbey, is an Anglican parish church and a former Benedictine monastery in Bath, Somerset, England. Founded in the 7th ...
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Barlynch Priory
Barlynch Priory (also known as St Nicholas's Priory and sometimes spelled Barlich Priory) in Brompton Regis, Somerset, England was Augustinian priory founded, by William de Say, between 1154 and 1189 ...
Hinton Priory
Hinton Priory was one of the ten medieval Carthusian houses (charterhouses) in England. It was first established at Hatherop in 1222 by William Longspee, Earl of Salisbury. The monks disliked the loca...
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Ilchester Friary
Ilchester Friary shown within Somerset(grid reference ST519226)Ilchester Friary was founded between 1221 and 1260 as a Dominican monastery in Ilchester Somerset, England.The buildings were restored in...
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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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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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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 ...
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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Downside School
Downside School is a co-educational Catholic independent school for children aged 11 to 18, located in Stratton-on-the-Fosse, between Westfield and Shepton Mallet in Somerset, south west England. It ...
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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...
Kilve Chantry
Kilve Chantry shown within Somerset(grid reference ST146440)Kilve Chantry was a religious site in Kilve, Somerset, England.The Chantry was founded in 1329, when a brotherhood of five monks was employe...
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Ilchester Nunnery
Ilchester Nunnery shown within Somerset(grid reference ST520228)Ilchester Nunnery, in Ilchester, Somerset, England, was founded around 1217-1220 as the "White Hall Hospital of the Holy Trinity", (Lati...
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...
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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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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Cleeve Abbey
Cleeve Abbey is a medieval monastery located near the village of Washford, in Somerset, England. It is a Grade I listed building and has been scheduled as an ancient monument.The abbey was founded in ...
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Glastonbury Thorn
The Glastonbury Thorn is a form of Common Hawthorn, Crataegus monogyna 'Biflora' (sometimes incorrectly called Crataegus oxyacantha var. praecox), found in and around Glastonbury, Somerset, England. U...
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Yenston Priory
Yenston Priory was a Benedictine priory in Henstridge, Somerset, England. It was a cell of the Abbey of Sever in Normandy, France. It was founded by Hugh d'Avranches, 1st Earl of Chester, who died ar...
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