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SWSW34.1 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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SWSW45.1 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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SWSW50.2 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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SESE61.8 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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SESE65 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

Image for Valle Crucis Abbey, Abbey Road, Llangollen, Denbighshire, Wales, UKview gallery

WW67.3 km

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Abbeys, Convents and MonasteriesValle Crucis Abbey, Abbey Road, Llangollen, Denbighshire, Wales, UK

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Valle Crucis Abbey (Valley of the Cross) is a Cistercian abbey located in Llantysilio in Denbighshire, Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ddraig Ddu

location: North Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/6/2013

last visited: 5/14/2019

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SESE70.2 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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NENE78.5 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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SESE81 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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SESE83.5 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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SS99.8 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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SS116.5 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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NENE128.1 km

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Abbeys, Convents and MonasteriesThe Bar Convent - Blossom Street, York, UK

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The Convent of the Institute of the Blessed Virgin at Micklegate Bar, York, better known as Bar Convent, is the oldest surviving Roman Catholic convent in England, established in 1686. It is located on the south east side of Blossom Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/15/2014

last visited: 8/3/2018

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NENE128.7 km

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Abbeys, Convents and MonasteriesSt Mary's Abbey - York, Great Britain.

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The Abbey of St Mary is a ruined Benedictine abbey in York. It stands in what are now the Yorkshire Museum Gardens, to the west of the mighty York Minster Cathedral.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: North East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/10/2014

last visited: 12/20/2021

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SWSW131.3 km

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Abbeys, Convents and MonasteriesLlanthony Priory - Llanthony, Wales

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Historic former Augustinian priory located in Vale of Ewyas, in the Black Mountains area of the Brecon Beacons National Park in Monmouthshire, southeast Wales

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/21/2010

last visited: 8/30/2017

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SESE141.9 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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NWNW142.4 km

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Abbeys, Convents and MonasteriesFurness Abbey - Cumbria, UK

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Furness Abbey,was one of the richest Cistercian monasteries in England,exceeded only by Fountains abbey in Yorkshire. The abbey is a fascinating place to visit.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member fellsmanhiker

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 1/31/2008

last visited: 9/10/2020

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SS149.3 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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