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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Indract of Glastonbury
Indract or Indracht was a saint who, along with his companions, was venerated at Glastonbury Abbey, a monastery in the county of Somerset in south-western England. In the High Middle Ages Glastonbury ...
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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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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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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Clifton Cathedral
The Cathedral Church of SS. Peter and Paul is the Roman Catholic cathedral in the English city of Bristol. Located in the Clifton area of the city, it is the seat of the Diocese of Clifton and is know...
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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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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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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...
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...
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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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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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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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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Charles Woodmason
Charles Woodmason (c. 1720–March 1789) was an author, poet, Anglican clergyman, American loyalist, and West Gallery psalmodist. He is best remembered for his journal documenting life on the South Caro...
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...
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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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 ...
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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List of monastic houses in Somerset
Locations of monastic houses in SomersetThe following is a list of monastic houses in Somerset, England.In this article alien houses are included, as are smaller establishments such as cells and no...
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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...
Agapemonites
The Agapemonites or Community of The Son of Man was a Christian religious group or sect that existed in England from 1846 to 1956. It was named from the Greek: Agapemone meaning "Abode of Love". T...