SO8932 : Tewkesbury Abbey

taken 13 years ago, near to Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, Great Britain

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Tewkesbury Abbey
Tewkesbury Abbey
From the east you have a clear unobstructed view of Tewkesbury Abbey. The abbey dates from 1087 and was consecrated in 1121; it is larger than some English cathedrals. It is built in a Norman or Romanesque style. The tower is the largest Romanesque tower in existence. At the time of the dissolution of the monasteries the abbey was purchased by the parishioners for 453, and became a parish church.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 26 September, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 27 September, 2006
Category
Religious buildings > Abbey   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 891 324 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:59.3966N 2:9.6087W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 891 324
View Direction
WEST (about 270 degrees)
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