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.


Windsor and Maidenhead Bisham


Medieval (Middle Ages) (1066 - 1484)


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