Abbeys and Monasteries in Cornwall

This section of our travel guide is a bit thin at the moment! For a variety of reasons Cornwall does not have the number of medieval monastic sites that other counties do, though it certainly has a large number of much earlier Christian sites, holy wells, and ancient churches.

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Mary, Queen of Scots was moved here following the failure of the Babington Plot to free her from captivity in 1586

25 June, 1360

Henry Yevele named master mason of Westminster

Yevele, one of the most important medieval architects, rebuilt the Clock Tower and Jewel Tower of the Palace of Westminster

This king was imprisoned and eventually murdered at Berkeley Castle

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