Abbeys and Monasteries in Surrey

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Surrey may not have the monastic riches of some counties - primarily because many of the richest orders like the Cistercians settled far from major population centres, but that does not mean the county is devoid of interest if you are interested in medieval monasteries.


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British History Quiz

This Scottish leader defeated the English at the Battle of Bannockburn in 1314



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This Day in British History

23 May, 1208

Pope Innocent III places England under interdict (no church services)

King John strikes back by seizing all church property, though loyal clergy were allowed to buy their property back

Monarch Mayhem

This king was born Henry Bolingbroke, son of John of Gaunt



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Holmbury St Mary (Self catering)
Woodhill Cottage, Holmbury St Mary

Woodhill Cottage

This fabulous semi-detached cottage is in Holmbury St Mary and sleeps seven people in four bedrooms.
Sleeps 7

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Egham (Hotel)
Great Fosters Hotel and Restaurant

Great Fosters Hotel and Restaurant

Situated just seven miles from Heathrow airport this unique property and Historic Monument is a Grade One listed building dating from 1550 and retains a plethora of original features. Its past is evident in the mullioned windows, tall chimneys, Saxon moat, which surrounds three sides of formal gardens complete with … more >>

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Chiddingfold (Hotel)
THE CROWN INN

THE CROWN INN

Over 700 years old this world famous village inn has recently been refurbished to an exceptionally high standard. Accomodation includes 3 four poster bedrooms, 1 suite, 3 superior doubles and 1 single. All fresh traditional a la carte menu served at lunchtime and dinner. Extensive wine list accompanies fine selection … more >>

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