ST9168 : Cloister Walk, Lacock Abbey

taken 9 years ago, near to Lacock, Wiltshire, Great Britain

Cloister Walk, Lacock Abbey
Cloister Walk, Lacock Abbey
Some interior sequences in the film "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets" were filmed at Lacock, including the cloister walk where Harry freed Dobby.

Lacock Abbey, dedicated to St Mary and St Bernard, was founded in 1229 by Ela, Countess of Salisbury, as a nunnery of the Augustinian order. Following the Dissolution of the Monasteries in the mid-16th century, Henry VIII sold it to Sir William Sharington, who converted it into a house, demolishing the abbey church.

Lacock Abbey and the surrounding village were given to the National Trust in 1944. The Trust market the abbey and village together as Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum & Village.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 7 August, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 14 August, 2012
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Village, Rural settlement  Religious sites 
Film (from Tags)
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 9192 6841 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:24.8789N 2:7.0544W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 9195 6841
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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