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Abbotsbury Abbey Barn

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Abbotsbury Abbey Barn
Abbotsbury, Dorset, England
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Very little remains of Abbotsbury Abbey beyond this magnificent medieval tithe barn, located at the southern edge of the village. Abbotsbury is best known for its swannery, but there is also a tropical garden, historic church, and a restored chapel high on the hill above the village. This photo was taken from the chapel, looking down onto the old abbey site.

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