SO6915 : Flaxley Abbey

near to Flaxley, Gloucestershire, Great Britain

Flaxley Abbey
Flaxley Abbey
This old Cistercian abbey was founded between 1148 - 1154 by Roger, Earl of Hereford, at the spot where his father, Miles of Gloucester, was killed whilst out hunting. After the Dissolution in 1536 - 7 its lands and manor were granted to Sir William Kingston, the Constable of the Tower of London (who supervised the execution of Ann Boleyn).
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Friday, 21 April, 2006   (more nearby)
Friday, 21 April, 2006
Religious buildings > Abbey   (more nearby)
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OSGB36: geotagged! SO 690 154 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:50.1805N 2:27.0789W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SO 689 152
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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