Bisham Abbey, Bisham, Berkshire

Bisham Abbey, Bisham, Berkshire
Photograph taken 1860-1887 © Reproduced by permission of Historic England Archive ref: al0488/036/02

Founded in the 13th century as a Preceptory of the Knights Templar, it was later a Benedictine abbey. The appearance of the house owes much to Sir Philip Hoby (died 1558) who gained the estate after the Dissolution.

Location

Windsor and Maidenhead Bisham

Period

Medieval (Middle Ages) (1066 - 1484)

Tags

abbey monastery church knight benedictine dissolution house medieval (1066 - 1484)