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Cleeve Abbey cloisters
Washford, Somerset, England
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I don't think I've ever visited a medieval monastery in the UK that gives such a good picture of what life was like for the monks who lived there. Cleeve Abbey has so many highlights its hard to know where to begin. There are wonderful wall paintings, a quite superb refectory with a carved angel roof, restored dortoir (sleeping quarters), and a collection of 13th century floor tiles painted with heraldic devices. Quite simply, Cleeve Abbey is a delight to visit.

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