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Abbeys and Priories in Eastern England Gallery

Waltham Abbey, Bushmead, Colchester, Binham, St Albans, Thornton, Thetford, Bury St Edmunds, Kirkstead, Denny

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St Edmunds Abbey EPW001753 Featured Abbeys and Priories in Eastern England Print

St Edmunds Abbey EPW001753

BURY ST EDMUNDS, Suffolk. Aerial view of the town, abbey remains and St Edmundsbury Cathedral. The Cathedral was formerly the Church of St James within the abbey precinct. Adjoining it is the Norman Gate (1120-48) which lead from the town into the abbey interior. Abbeygate, to the right, lead onto the Great Court - the public area in front of the abbey complex. It was rebuilt after 1327 when rioting destroyed the original gate. Photographed in 1920. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

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St Albans Abbey EPW001253 Featured Abbeys and Priories in Eastern England Print

St Albans Abbey EPW001253

ST ALBAN'S ABBEY, Hertfordshire. Aerial view. This photograph of 1920 shows the abbey standing on the crest of the hill with the medieval and later town of St Albans beyond. The Norman abbey church is faced substantially with Roman brick quarried from the remains of the nearby Roman town of Verulamium. It is reputed to have been the site of continuous Christian worship since Roman times. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

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