Bedfordshire Abbeys

This page Bushmead Priory - Elstow Abbey

Bedfordshire provides sparse returns for those interested in old abbeys and priories. There are only three such remains, two of which (Dunstable and Elstow) survive principally because part of the old monastic buildings were re-used as parish churches.



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This famous industrialist established the ironworks at Coalbrookedale in 1709



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22 November, 1905

Queen's Fund for the Unemployed launched

Queen Alexandra's foundation was a forerunner of modern unemployment insurance schemes

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This monarch was Elector of Hanover when he became king of England in 1714



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Biggleswade (Self catering)
Shortmead Cottage, Biggleswade

Shortmead Cottage

This detached cottage situated on the owner's estate is one mile from the market town of Biggleswade and sleeps four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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Meppershall (Self catering)
Dolly, Meppershall

Dolly

This detached, modern studio cottage is in the village of Meppershall in Bedfordshire and sleeps up to 4 people.
Sleeps 4

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Luton (Hotel)
Luton Hoo Hotel Golf And Spa

Luton Hoo Hotel Golf And Spa

Luton Hoo Hotel Golf and Spa is a magnificent 5 hotel surrounded by over 1000 acres of glorious parkland meadows woodlands lakes rivers and nature trails and offers fine dining luxurious accommodation and superb leisure facilities. Luton Hoo enjoys a beautiful rural setting. The … more >>

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Bedford (Hotel)
The Barns Hotel

The Barns Hotel

Situated in a beautiful riverside location within three and a half acres of landscaped gardens with free Wi-Fi parking and the wonderful WineGlass Restaurant The Barns Hotel is ideally located just 10 miles from the M1 and 8 miles from the A1. The tranquil setting of the hotel offers … more >>

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