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Abbeys and Religious Buildings in Buckinghamshire

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


Alt. Name * [Formal Name / dedication]

Location Grid
Ref or Lat/long

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Communities & history [condition]

Ankerwycke Priory, * Wraysbury

Ankerwick Priory; * Ankerwyke Priory

5126′37″N 033′26″W / 51.443643, -0.557191 * TQ0273

British History Online * National Register of Archives

Benedictine nuns fd. 12thC; dis. c.1539 [E]

Aylesbury Friary



Buckinghamshire Archaeological Society

Franciscan Friars

Biddlesden Abbey [No remains]

Biddlesdon Abbey; * Bittlesden Abbey

5202′52″N 104′43″W / 52.047704, -1.078473

Wiki *British History Online * History Timelines

Cistercian monks from Garendon fd. 1147; dis. 1538 * remains demolished c.1727 * site now occupied by private house named 'Biddlesden Park'

Bradwell Priory

Bradewell Priory

5202′54″N 047′42″W / 52.048215, -0.795074 * SP8339

Wiki * British History Online * Milton Keynes City Discovery Centre * Parks Trust * Buckinghamshire Archaeological Society

Benedictine monks fd. c.1155; dis. 1526 * now in private ownership [E]

Bulstrode Preceptory



British History Online

Knights Templar fd. ante1276

Burnham Abbey [monastic]


5130′56″N 039′37″W / 51.515523, -0.66036 * SU9382

Wiki * British History Online * Burnham Abbey

Augustinian canonesses fd. 1265/66; dis. 1539 * Anglican Augustinian Society of the Precious Blood trns from Birmingham 1916 [C]

Chetwode Priory [Church Use]


5157′47″N 104′10″W / 51.963091, -1.069469 * SP6429

Wiki * British History Online * GenUKI * English Heritage Viewfinder

Augustinian Canons Regular fd. 1244 or 1245 * annexed to Notley 1460 * part of priory church now in parochial use [D]

Gare Nunnery

Gore Nunnery




Hogshaw Commandery



British History Online *  Buckinghamshire County Council

Knights Hospitaller fd. c.1180

Lavendon Abbey

Lavinden Abbey * [The Abbey Church of Saint John the Baptist, Lavendon]

5210′18″N 040′55″W / 52.171688, -0.682046

British History Online * Buckinghamshire Archaeological Society

Premonstratensian Canons fd. c.1154-1158; dis. 1536 * site now occupied by house named 'Lavendon Grange' (once the home of relatives of Sir Isaac Newton)

Little Marlow Priory

Little Merlow Priory; * Minchin Marlow Priory


British History Online

Benedictine nuns fd. ante1218 dis. on, or ante1536

Medmenham Abbey

Mendham Abbey * [The Abbey Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Medmenham]

5132′52″N 050′17″W / 51.547696, -0.838104

Wiki * British History Online

Cistercian monks (from Woburn Abbey) fd. 1201/4; dis. 1547 * converted into a manor house

Missenden Abbey

Great Missenden Abbey * [The Abbey Church of *  Saint Mary, Great Missenden]

5142′02″N 042′10″W / 51.700571, -0.702674 * SP8901

Wiki * British History Online * Missenden Abbey

Augustinian/Arroasian Canons fd. 1133; dis. 1538, daughter house of St Mary de Bosco, Ruisseauville, France * now a residential college rarely open to general public [E]

Muresley Priory, * nr. Ivinghoe

Ivinghoe Priory; * Meursley Priory; * St Margaret's Priory


British History Online

Benedictine nuns fd. ante1135; * evicted

Nashdom Abbey




Built 1910 as large house bought by Benedictine monks 1929 [A]

Newton Longville Priory



British History Online

Cluniac monks fd. c.1150; dis. 1442, alien house of Longville Abbey * granted to New College, Oxford, 1442 * manor house built on site from priory remains 1550 [D]

Notley Abbey [Reused]

abbey de parco Crendon; * abbey de parco super Thamam; * Nuctele Abbey; * Nuttley Abbey * [The Abbey Church of the Blessed Virgin and Saint John the Baptist, Notley]


Wiki * Notley Abbey * Buckinghamshire County Council

Augustinian Canons Regular fd. 1162; dis. 1542 * site now occupied by a private house without public access [E]

Ravenstone Priory

Ravinston Priory


British History Online * GenUKI * Ravenstone Buckinghamshire

Augustinian Canons Regular fd. 1255; dis. 1544

Snelshall Priory



Wiki * British History Online

Benedictine monks fd. 12thC; dis. 1535

Tickford Priory

Newport Pagnel Priory


British History Online * North Bucks Archaeological Society

Benedictine-Cluniac monks fd. 1140; dis. 1524

Wing Priory

Wenge Priory


British History Online * Britain Express

7thC * Benedictine monks 13thC, alien Priory of St Nicholas's Monastery

Wycombe Abbey




lacks known monastic connection  * Independent girls' school


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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