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Haughmond abbey, Shropshire

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Haughmond abbey, Shropshire
Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England
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Haughmond Abbey is a lovely medieval abbey, located only a few miles to the east of Shrewsbury, yet buried in a pocket of trees to create a secluded feel. The abbey was founded in the 12th century as an Augustinian monastery, and lasted until it was dissolved under Henry VIII. Parts of the monastic buildings were converted into a dwelling house which suffered an attack during the Civil War and was destroyed.

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