Shap Abbey

  • Description

    Visitor information and history. "...Founded in the late 12th century in a secluded and beautiful valley of the river Lowther, Shap Abbey was one of 32 religious houses in Britain of the Premonstratensian order of canons. Though never a large community, it was wealthy, owning lands throughout Westmorland. After the Suppression of the Monasteries by Henry VIII, parts of the abbey were incorporated into farm buildings...."
  • Owner

    English Heritage
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Link: https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/shap-abbey/
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 7 months, 3 weeks ago
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