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Abbeys and Religious Buildings in Wiltshire

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

Website Links

Communities & history [condition]

Amesbury Abbey

Amesbury Priory


Wiki * PEH

Benedictine nuns [C]

Antsy Preceptory




Knights Hospitaller

Avebury Priory




Benedictine monks

Axford Priory




Exiting Priory Farm incorporates remains of 14th C chapel [E]

Bardford Monastery

Church of St Lawrence



Founded 8th century. [D]

Bradenstoke Priory




Augustinian Canons Regular [D]

Bradford Buddhist Monastery

[The Monastery of Infinite Compassion, Bradford-on-Avon]



Buddhist nuns adapted Theravada school post1986

Bradford Buddhist Monastery [monastic]

[The Monastery of Absolute Harmony, Bradford-on-Avon]



Buddhist monks adapted Theravada school 1986

Chapel Plaister



Geograph PEH

15th century pilgrims hostel on way to Glastonbury [D]

Charlton Priory





Clatford Priory

Hullavington Priory



Benedictine monks

Corsham Priory





Easton Priory or Hospital




Cluniac monks

Edington Priory



Wiki * PEH

Bonshommes brothers * church now in parochial use * (affiliation cited by Discovering Abbeys & Priories, Geoffrey N. Wright and Victoria County History ([405]) as being one of the only two Bonshommes establishments in England) [C]

Ivychurch Priory




Augustinian Canons Regular [E]

Kington St. Michael Priory

[The Priory Church of Saint Michael, Kington St. Michael]



Benedictine nuns [E]

Lacock Abbey

[The Abbey Church of Saint Mary, Lacock]


Wiki * PEH * NT

Augustinian nuns [C]

Longleat Priory




Augustinian Canons Regular

Maiden Bradley Priory

[The Hospital and Priory Church of Saint Mary and Saint Lazarus, Maiden Bradley]



originally a Lazer House 1152 * Augustinian Canons Regular 1184-1536

Malmesbury Abbey

[The Priory Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, Malmesbury]


Wiki * PEH

secular canons -965 * Benedictine monks 965-1539 * church now in parochial use [C]

Monkton Farleigh Priory




Cluniac monks [E]

Ogbourne Priory

Ogbourne Saint George Priory



Benedictine monks 1149-1414, cell of Bec

Rockley Preceptory




Knights Templar

Salisbury Black Friary




Dominican Friars

Salisbury Grey Friary




Franciscan Friars

Stanley Abbey



Wiki * PEH


Temple Rockely Preceptory





Tisbury Grange





Upavon Priory





Wilton Friary




Dominican Friars [C]

Wilton Priory




Benedictine nuns [E]


Location Guides Not linked

Salisbury Cathedral, Wiltshire


See Also:

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


By: Tracey Park Section: Abbey and Religious Buildings Key:
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