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Abbeys and Religious Buildings in Worcestershire

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
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Communities & history [condition]

Astley Priory




Benedictine monks, alien priory of St Taurin 13thC-1414 [C]

Bordesley Abbey




Savignac monks from Garendon 1138-1147 * Cistercian monks 1147-1538 * now in ownership of Borough of Redditch

Cookhill Priory




Augustinian Canons Regular 12thC

Dudley Priory




Cluniac monks 1160 * site now located in public Priory Park [E]

Evesham Abbey




Benedictine monks c.701 * now within a public park [D]

Great Malvern Priory

Malvern Priory * [The Priory Church of Saint Mary and Saint Michael, Great Malvern]



Benedictine monks c.1075-1540 [C]

Greyfriars, Worcester




Franciscan Friars c.1236/8

Halesowen Abbey

[The Abbey Church of Saint Mary, Halesowen]


Wiki * EH * PEH


Premonstratensian Canons from Welbeck 1218 (EH) [E]

Little Malvern Priory

[The Priory Church of Saint Giles, Little Malvern]



Benedictine monks c.1171-1537 * site now occupied by house named 'Little Malvern Court' [C]

Pershore Abbey

[The Priory Church of Saint Mary the Virgin and Saint Peter and Saint Paul, The Priory Church of Saint Mary and Saint Eadburga]



secular canons c.689 * Benedictine monks 972-1539 [D]

Stanbrook Abbey [monastic]

[The Abbey Church of Our Lady of Consolation, Callow End, Stanbrook]



Benedictine nuns 1838-present [A]

The Priory, Pebworth





The White Ladies, Worcester




Cistercian nuns

Westwood Priory

[The Abbey Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Westwood]



Benedictine nuns, a cell of FontÚvrault -1553

Whistones Priory, * Barbourne

The White Ladies, Aston * [The Priory Church of Saint Mary Magdalene, Barbourne]



Cistercian nuns 1255

Worcester Cathedral St. Mary's Priory

[The Cathedral and Priory Church of Saint Mary, Worcester]

52░11′19″N 2░13′15″W / 52.188510, -2.220870 * SO8555

Wiki * Worcester Cathedral

secular canons 743 * Benedictine monks 969 [B]

Worcester Cathedral St. Peter's Priory




secular canons 680


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:
Page Ref: abbey_wor Topic: Abbeys Last Updated: 04/2009

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