Flaxley Abbey, Flaxley, Gloucestershire

Flaxley Abbey, Flaxley, Gloucestershire
Photograph taken 13 October 1999 © Mr Derek Simmonds LRPS. Source Historic England Archive ref: 354086

This house was built between 1777-1783 for Sir Thomas Crawley-Boevey. It includes the remains of a medieval abbey. It was a Cistercian abbey that was founded in 1151 and dissolved in 1536-37.

Location

Gloucestershire Flaxley

Period

Georgian (1714 - 1836)

Tags

abbey religion faith house medieval cistercian monastery dissolution georgian (1714 - 1836)