Buckland Abbey - Yelverton Devon UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Brentorboxer
N 50° 28.876 W 004° 08.032
30U E 419554 N 5592756
Quick Description: Buckland Abbey a former home of Cistercian monks and of seafarer Sir Francis Drake.
Location: United Kingdom
Date Posted: 9/8/2007 11:35:19 PM
Waymark Code: WM25JF
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 57

Long Description:
Buckland Abbey was originally a small but influential Cistercian monastery. Founded 700 years ago was already an historic building when Sir Francis Drake moved in during the 16th century.The estate has been in the hands of the National Trust since 1948 and is open for visitors. There is a magnificent monastic barn, traditional herb garden, estate walks and craft workshops as well as the house itself.
Full name of the abbey/monastery/convent: Buckland Abbey,Yelverton, Devon UK

Address:
Yelverton
Near Plymouth, Devon UK
PL20 6EY


Religious affiliation: Church of England

Web Site: [Web Link]

Date founded/constructed: Not listed

Status of Use: Not listed

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