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Torre Abbey, Devon: The Archaeology of the Premonstratensian Abbey

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Torre Abbey is one of the more impressive monastic sites in Devon, both as a ruin and as a conversion to a comfortable post-medieval mansion. Founded in 1196 as a house of the Premonstratensian 'White Canons', the church and the monastic buildings round the cloister were built soon after and not greatly modified in later medieval changes. Converted to domestic use after the Dissolution, the Abbot's house and part of the cloister was for 300 years the home of the Cary family, and it continued as the home of their successors ...

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Torre Abbey, Devon: The Archaeology of the Premonstratensian Abbey
2019, Oxford Archaeology, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780904220834

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