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Abbeys and Religious Buildings in Surrey

We are attempting to list all places where photographers can photograph Abbeys and Religious buildings within the UK, by county. This is the start of a list that will both grow over time and hopefully we will be able to add more columns or information. This same information is also available in alphabetical order.

Where the names in the first column is hyperlinked this links to a Location page with more information on this site and over time more of these will be added, we will be delighted if some of you would like to also produce location pages.

Codes Used on this page

Wiki=Wikipedia  EH=English Heritage  NT=National Trust  PEH=Pastscape  F.=Founded  Dis.=Dissolved

Condition: [A] First rate example; [B] Major Remains; [C] Identifiable Remains; [D] Modest Remains;
[E] Little Surviving

Foundation

Alt. Name * [Formal Name / dedication]

Location Grid
Ref   or Lat/long

Website Links

Communities & history [condition]

Chertsey Abbey

[The Abbey Church of Saint Peter, Chertsey]

TQ0466

Wiki * PEH

Benedictine monks 666-1537 [E]

Gornshall Grange

 

 

 

 

Guildford Black Friary

 

5114′12″N 034′35″W / 51.236559, -0.576297

 

Dominican Friars * site now occupied by 'The Friary' shopping centre

Guildford Friary of the Sack

 

 

 

Friars of the Sack

Horsley Priory

 

 

 

Benedictine nuns

Laleham Abbey

 

 

Wiki

Benedictine monks 13thC

Merton Priory

Merton Abbey St. Mary's Priory * [The Priory Church of Saint Mary, Merton]

TQ2369

Wiki

Augustinian, site now occupied by shopping centre and road [E]

Merton Priory

 

 

Wiki

Augustinian Canons Regular 1114-1538

Newark Priory
 

[The Priory Church of The Virgin Mary and Saint Thomas a Becket]

5118′32″N 030′25″W / 51.308937, -0.506810 * TQ0457

Wiki * British History Online * Geograph

Augustinian Canons Regular late 12thC [D]

Oxenford Priory

 

 

 

Benedictine monks

Reigate Priory

 

TQ2550

Wiki

Augustinian Canons Regular 1235-1535 * converted into a Palladian mansion * now in use as a school located in public Priory Park [E]

Sheen Friary

 

 

 

Franciscan Observant Friars

Sheen Priory

Richmond Priory

 

Wiki

Carthusian monks 1414

Southwark Cathedral Priory [Church Use]

[The Abbey Church of Saint Mary, Southwark]

5130′22″N 005′23″W / 51.506118, -0.089660 * TQ3278

Wiki * Southwark Cathedral

Augustinian Canons Regular 1106-1539, Minster church pre1066, in use as episcopal diocesan cathedral 1905-present [D]

Syon Priory

 

 

 

Gilbertine Canons Regular and Canonesses

Tandridge Priory

[The Priory Church of Saint James, Tandridge]

 

British History Online * National Register of Archives * Internet Archive

hospital * Augustinian Canons Regular c.1200-1537

Wanborough Grange

 

 

 

 

Waverley Abbey

[The Abbey Church of Saint Mary, Waverley]

5111′00″N 045′33″W / 51.199996, -0.759269 * SU8645

Wiki * British History Online * The Heritage Trail * waverley.gov.uk * PEH * Internet Archive * EH

Cistercian monks 1128-1536 [E]

 


See Also:

Abbey and Religious Buildings Section for all articles, lists and location guides on Abbey's, Cathedrals, Churches, Holy Wells etc.

 


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