Abbeys and Monasteries in England

(M-R) - Sawley Abbey - Wymondham Abbey

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  Name Town County Organisation Heritage Rating
Sawley Abbey Sawley Abbey Sawley Lancashire English Heritage 3 Heritage Rating
Shaftesbury Abbey Museum and Garden Shaftesbury Abbey Museum and Garden Shaftesbury Dorset 4 Heritage Rating
Shap Abbey Shap Abbey Shap Cumbria English Heritage 3 Heritage Rating
St Augustine's Abbey St Augustine's Abbey Canterbury Kent English Heritage 5 Heritage Rating
St Benet's Abbey St Benet's Abbey Ludham Norfolk Norfolk Archaeological Trust 5 Heritage Rating
St Botolph's Priory St Botolph's Priory Colchester Essex English Heritage 3 Heritage Rating
St Mary's Abbey, York St Mary's Abbey, York York Yorkshire 3 Heritage Rating
St Olave's Priory St Olave's Priory St Olaves Norfolk English Heritage 2 Heritage Rating
St Oswald's Priory, Gloucester St Oswald's Priory, Gloucester Gloucester Gloucestershire 3 Heritage Rating
Stoke-sub-Hamdon Priory Stoke-sub-Hamdon Priory Stoke-sub-Hamdon Somerset National Trust 3 Heritage Rating
Thetford Church of the Holy Sepulchre Thetford Norfolk English Heritage 3 Heritage Rating
Thetford Priory Thetford Priory Thetford Norfolk English Heritage 4 Heritage Rating
Thornton Abbey and Gatehouse Thornton Abbey and Gatehouse Ulceby Lincolnshire English Heritage 3 Heritage Rating
Tilty Church and Abbey Tilty Church and Abbey Tilty Essex 4 Heritage Rating
Titchfield Abbey Titchfield Abbey Titchfield Hampshire English Heritage 4 Heritage Rating
Tynemouth Castle and Priory Tynemouth Castle and Priory Tynemouth Tyne and Wear English Heritage 4 Heritage Rating
Walsingham Abbey Walsingham Abbey Little Walsingham Norfolk Historic Houses Association 5 Heritage Rating
Walsingham Friary Walsingham Friary Little Walsingham Norfolk 3 Heritage Rating
Waverley Abbey Waverley Abbey Farnham Surrey English Heritage 3 Heritage Rating
Wenlock Priory Wenlock Priory Much Wenlock Shropshire English Heritage 4 Heritage Rating
Wetheral Priory Gatehouse Wetheral Priory Gatehouse Wetheral Cumbria English Heritage 3 Heritage Rating
Whalley Abbey Gatehouse Whalley Abbey Gatehouse Whalley Lancashire English Heritage 3 Heritage Rating
Whitby Abbey Whitby Abbey Whitby Yorkshire English Heritage 4 Heritage Rating
White Ladies Priory White Ladies Priory Boscobel Shropshire English Heritage 3 Heritage Rating
Wymondham Abbey Wymondham Abbey Wymondham Norfolk 4 Heritage Rating
  Name Town County Organisation Heritage Rating

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