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WW31.4 km

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Abbeys, Convents and MonasteriesHailes Abbey - Gloucestershire, UK

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The ruined Cistercian Abbey at Hailes, dating from 1246. The abbey became a major pilgrimage site as a result of owning a holic relic: a vial of Christ's blood.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Stretchy123

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/6/2012

last visited: never

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NWNW45.7 km

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Abbeys, Convents and MonasteriesPershore Abbey

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Pershore Abbey

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Deadjesters

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/6/2010

last visited: 8/9/2015

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NN46.5 km

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Abbeys, Convents and MonasteriesSt Mary's Abbey - Kenilworth, Warwickshire, UK

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Founded in the 1120s, the Augustinian monastery dedicated to St Mary grew into one of England's wealthiest abbeys. The abbey was dissolved by King Henry VIII in 1538 and most of the buildings demolished. Ruins of the abbey can still be seen in the Abbey Fields, together with more substantial remains in the form of a Gatehouse and a building usually called the Barn.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Superted

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 11/1/2008

last visited: 9/27/2018

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EE48.1 km

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Abbeys, Convents and MonasteriesBradwell Abbey- Milton Keynes- Bucks

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The Benedictine Abbey part of the Bradwell Abbey Site,

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Norfolk12

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 10/16/2008

last visited: never

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NN52.3 km

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Abbeys, Convents and MonasteriesWhitefriars Priory - Coventry, UK

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Whitefriars Priory was set up by the Carmelite group in 1342.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Superted

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 9/3/2008

last visited: 8/3/2014

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NENE63.7 km

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Abbeys, Convents and MonasteriesTurvey Abbey - Turvey, Bedfordshire, UK

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Turvey Abbey is both the Priory of Our Lady of Peace and Monastery of Christ our Saviour, being home to the nuns and monks of the Roman Catholic community living to the Rule of St Benedict.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/22/2008

last visited: never

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EE72.1 km

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Abbeys, Convents and MonasteriesElstow Abbey - Bedford, Bedfordshire, UK

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Elstow Abbey is now a part ruin next to the church.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/1/2009

last visited: 6/25/2015

Image for Warden Abbey - Abbey Farm, Bedford Road, Near Old Warden, Bedfordshire, UKview gallery

EE77.6 km

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Abbeys, Convents and MonasteriesWarden Abbey - Abbey Farm, Bedford Road, Near Old Warden, Bedfordshire, UK

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This attractive building is all that remains of Warden Abbey.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/10/2008

last visited: 8/10/2011

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SWSW86.9 km

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Abbeys, Convents and MonasteriesBath Abbey - Bath, England, UK

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The current Bath Abbey was founded in 1499, but the site has been used for a church since the early 1100's.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 7/9/2008

last visited: 5/26/2022

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WW86.9 km

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Abbeys, Convents and MonasteriesTintern Abbey, Monmouthshire, Wales, UK

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The ruins of Tintern Abbey (Abaty Tyndyrn).

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member RMR45

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 9/2/2008

last visited: 8/17/2017

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NN87.2 km

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Abbeys, Convents and MonasteriesUlverscroft Priory - Ulverscroft, Leicestershire

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Ulverscroft Priory is a former hermitage and priory in Ulverscroft, Leicestershire.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/3/2013

last visited: 3/15/2018

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NN89.8 km

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Abbeys, Convents and MonasteriesMount Saint Bernard Abbey - Coalville, UK

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Community of Cistercian Monks situated in Charnwood Forest, Leicestershire.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Kizzy Ball

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/2/2010

last visited: never

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NN92.1 km

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Abbeys, Convents and MonasteriesGrace Dieu Priory - Thringstone, Leicestershire

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The Grace Dieu Priory was an independent Augustinian priory near Thringstone in Leicestershire, England. It was founded around 1235-1241 by Roesia de Verdon and dissolved in October in 1538. It was dedicated to the Holy Trinity and St Mary.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/3/2013

last visited: never

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SESE95.6 km

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Abbeys, Convents and MonasteriesWaverley Abbey - Surrey, UK

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The ruins of the 12th century Waverley Abbey are located in Farnham, Surrey, in the south east of England. The abbey was suppressed in 1536 as part of King Henry VIII's Dissolution of the Monasteries. Subsequently, largely demolished.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ashberry

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/5/2021

last visited: never

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SESE104.6 km

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Abbeys, Convents and MonasteriesWestminster Abbey, London, UK

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Possibly the most famous Abbey in the world following the recent Royal wedding (29th April 2011)!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/14/2011

last visited: 6/24/2019

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NWNW107.7 km

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Abbeys, Convents and MonasteriesLilleshall Abbey

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Extensive and evocative ruins of an abbey of Augustinian canons.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DesG

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/26/2012

last visited: never

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NWNW120.7 km

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Abbeys, Convents and MonasteriesHaughmond Abbey, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England, UK

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Haughmond Abbey at Haughmond Hill in Shropshire, otherwise known as the Abbey of Saint John the Evangelist, was founded in about 1100 AD. A statue of St John with his emblem can be found carved into the arches of the chapter house.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ddraig Ddu

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/20/2011

last visited: never

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NENE121.2 km

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Abbeys, Convents and MonasteriesCroyland Abbey, Crowland, Lincolnshire UK

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Croyland Abbey, Crowland Lincolnshire

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member V70PDB

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 8/11/2007

last visited: 8/28/2020

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NWNW121.8 km

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Abbeys, Convents and MonasteriesShrewsbury Abbey - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, UK.

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The Abbey was founded as a Benedictine Monastery by Roger de Montgomery in 1083 on the site of an existing Saxon church. After the Dissolution of all Monasteries by King Henry VIII, part of the Abbey survives to this day as a Parish Church.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/21/2016

last visited: 2/22/2016

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SWSW123 km

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Abbeys, Convents and MonasteriesGlastonbury Abbey - Glastonbury, England, UK

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Glastonbury Abbey was turned into ruin by King Henry VIII's Dissolution of the Monestaries in 1539.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 8/31/2008

last visited: 9/13/2016

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SS131.3 km

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Abbeys, Convents and MonasteriesMinster Church of St Cuthburga - Wimborne, Dorset, UK.

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The Minster Church is dedicated to St Cuthburga, She founded a Benedictine Nunnery around 705 AD. The nunnery was destroyed by the Vikings in 1013. The Minster Church was rebuilt on the ruins. located in the Heart of Wimborne, Great Britain.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/3/2014

last visited: 8/27/2014

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SS135.5 km

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Abbeys, Convents and MonasteriesChristchurch Priory - Dorset, UK.

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The Priory Church was founded in the 11th Century as an Augustinian Priory & has significant surviving architecture. The Priory survived the dissolution of the monasteries, & was gifted by King Henry VIII to the town of Christchurch, in Dorset.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/31/2014

last visited: 11/27/2015

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NN154 km

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Abbeys, Convents and MonasteriesWorksop Priory

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Worksop Priory (formally The Priory Church of Saint Mary and Saint Cuthbert, Worksop) is a Church of England parish church and former priory in the town of Worksop, Nottinghamshire, part of the Diocese of Southwell and Nottingham.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member angellica

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/18/2011

last visited: never

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