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Abbeys of the Witham Valley
An illustrated to the history and remains of Bardney, Barlings and Tupholme Abbeys from The Heritage Trust of Lincolnshire, including ground plans and artist's reconstructions.
Bolton Abbey, Yorkshire
The ruins of a 12th-century Augustinian priory, of which only the church nave survives intact, on the estate of the Duke of Devonshire. Small photographs.
Buckfast Abbey, Devon
The official site includes an illustrated history of the medieval monastery refounded in 1882. Sensitive map of the site leads to descriptions of the buildings.
The Cistercians in Yorkshire
Project at Sheffield University analysing the life, history and architecture of Cistercian monks in Yorkshire. Includes 3D virtual reality re-creations of the abbey buildings, and a gazetteer of Cistercian abbeys in the British Isles.
Dungiven Priory, Northern Ireland
Notes towards a dissertation by Gretta Logue of Queen's University, Belfast. Location plan.
The official site provides a history and interactive Virtual Reality tour of this monastery built by the Empress Eugenie to house the tomb of Napoleon III (d.1873).
Britain's largest monastic ruin and most complete Cistercian abbey is a World Heritage site. Photographs, outline history and visitor information from the National Trust.
Official web-site, stronger on myth and legend than proven historical fact.
Medieval English Cathedrals and Churches
Among the subjects of S.H. Shepherd's professional lens are the ruined Cistercian Abbey of Hailes, Gloucestershire and Malmesbury Abbey, Wiltshire. Includes brief histories.
St. Oswald's Priory, Gloucester
Reconstruction, photograph and history by David Nash Ford from Britannia Internet Magazine.
A brief history of this Lancashire abbey by its Warden, Canon Geoffrey Williams. The ruins are open to the public.
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