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Where to Photograph Abbeys, Monasteries, Cathedrals
and other Christian Buildings

This list contains Abbeys, and other Christian religious buildings that we have featured guides for. A more complete list can be found within:-

These and other information can be found within the Abbeys section

Where the names in the first column is hyperlinked this links to a Location page with more information on this site and over time more of these will be added, we will be delighted if some of you would like to also produce location pages.

EH = English Heritage, HS = Historic Scotland, CE = Catholic Encyclopaedia, NT = National Trust,
 = Sheffield University Cistercian Project

Abbey, monastery, cathedral or other Christian religious building  


County NGR


Bishop's Waltham Palace Bishops Waltham Hampshire SU552174 Wiki   EH  
Buildwas Abbey Ironbridge Shropshire SJ642044 Wiki   EH Savignac, similar to Cistercians
Dundrennan Abbey Kirkcudbright Dumfriesshire NX749475 Wiki   HS   CE Cistercian
Egglestone Abbey Barnard Castle Durham NZ061151 Wiki  EH Premonstratensian (white canons)
Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Gardens Ripon Yorkshire SE275682 Wiki  PEH EH    NT  Benedictine
Glastonbury Abbey Glastonbury Somerset ST501388 Own  
Hailes Abbey Winchcombe Gloucestershire SP050300 Wiki   EH   NT Cistercian
Haughmond Abbey  Shrewsbury Shropshire SJ542152 Wiki  EH Augustinian
Jervaulx Abbey Middleham Yorkshire SE171857 Wiki  Own Cistercian
Lilleshall Abbey Telford Shropshire SJ738142 EH Augustinian
Muchelney Abbey Ilchester Somerset ST429249 Wiki  EH Benedictine
Netley Abbey Fareham Hampshire SU453090 Wiki  EH  Shef Cistercian

Penmon Priory

Penmon Anglesey SH630807 Wiki CADW  
Southwick Priory Portsmouth Hampshire SU629084 Wiki Augustinian, wall only

Tintern Abbey

Chepstow Monmouthshire SO533000 Wiki   cadw Shef Cistercian
Titchfield Abbey Fareham Hampshire SU542067 Wiki   EH Premonstratensian (white canons)
Wenlock Priory Much Wenlock Shropshire SJ625001 Wiki  EH Clunic
Whitby Abbey Whitby Yorkshire NZ903112 Wiki   EH Benedictine, pos earlier

This list will continue to grow as we come across new places. REMEMBER if know of somewhere that you feel is a good place please let us know.


By: Keith Park Section: Abbey and Religious Building Section Key:
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