Abbeys and Monasteries in England

(A-C) - Abbotsbury Abbey - Croyland Abbey

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  Name Town County Organisation Heritage Rating
Abbotsbury Abbey Abbotsbury Abbey Abbotsbury Dorset English Heritage 3 Heritage Rating
Alnwick Abbey Gatehouse Alnwick Abbey Gatehouse Alnwick Northumberland 3 Heritage Rating
Aylesford Priory (The Friars) Aylesford Priory (The Friars) Aylesford Kent 3 Heritage Rating
Battle Abbey Battle Abbey Battle East Sussex English Heritage 4 Heritage Rating
Bayham Abbey Bayham Abbey Frant East Sussex English Heritage 4 Heritage Rating
Binham Priory Binham Priory Binham Norfolk English Heritage 3 Heritage Rating
Bishops Waltham Palace Bishops Waltham Palace Bishops Waltham Hampshire English Heritage 4 Heritage Rating
Blackfriars, Gloucester Blackfriars, Gloucester Gloucester Gloucestershire English Heritage 3 Heritage Rating
Bolton Abbey Bolton Abbey Bolton Abbey Yorkshire 5 Heritage Rating
Boxgrove Priory Boxgrove Priory Boxgrove West Sussex English Heritage 3 Heritage Rating
Brinkburn Priory Brinkburn Priory Morpeth Northumberland English Heritage 4 Heritage Rating
Buckfast Abbey Buckfast Abbey Buckfastleigh Devon 3 Heritage Rating
Buildwas Abbey Buildwas Abbey Buildwas Shropshire English Heritage 4 Heritage Rating
Bury St Edmunds Abbey Bury St Edmunds Abbey Bury St Edmunds Suffolk English Heritage 4 Heritage Rating
Bushmead Priory Bushmead Priory Bushmead Bedfordshire English Heritage 3 Heritage Rating
Byland Abbey Byland Abbey Coxwold Yorkshire English Heritage 3 Heritage Rating
Cartmel Priory Gatehouse Cartmel Priory Gatehouse Cartmel Cumbria National Trust 2 Heritage Rating
Castle Acre Priory Castle Acre Priory Castle Acre Norfolk English Heritage 4 Heritage Rating
Clare Priory Clare Priory Clare Suffolk 4 Heritage Rating
Cleeve Abbey Cleeve Abbey Washford Somerset English Heritage 3 Heritage Rating
Coggeshall Abbey Coggeshall Abbey Coggeshall Essex Historic Houses Association 3 Heritage Rating
Coverham Abbey Coverham Abbey Coverham Yorkshire 3 Heritage Rating
Creake Abbey Creake Abbey North Creake Norfolk English Heritage 3 Heritage Rating
Croxden Abbey Croxden Abbey Croxden Staffordshire English Heritage 3 Heritage Rating
Croyland Abbey Croyland Abbey Crowland Lincolnshire 4 Heritage Rating
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