Cathedrals, Abbeys and Churches

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The original church was built by King Osric in 676, serving a convent of nuns till the Benedictines took over. King Edgar of Wessex was crowned here.  
Opening Times: All year. generally 9.00am to 6.00pm
Entrance fee: Suggested donation £2.50
Daytime Tel: 01225 422462
Email: officea@bathabbey.org
Website: www.bathabbey.org

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About 1140, Robert Hardinge founded the Abbey of St. Augustine. The Norman Chapter House and Abbey gatehouse still remain.  
Opening Times: 8am - 6pm. 7.30am - 8PM on Sundays.
Season: All year.
Entrance fee: Voluntary donation
Daytime Tel: 01179 264979
Email: administrator@bristol-cathedral.co.uk
Website: www.bristol-cathedral.co.uk

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This Cistercian abbey built in the 13th century, was saved from destruction at the time of the Dissolution under Henry VIII.  
Opening Times: Daily. 1 Apr - 31 Oct 10am - 6pm, 1 Nov - 31 Mar 10am - 4pm
Entrance fee: £2.60
Daytime Tel: 01984 640377
Email: customers@english-heritage.org.uk
Website: www.english-heritage/southwest

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The abbey church consists at of transepts, choir, and fifteen side chapels only. It is 230 feet long, and 70 feet high internally  
Opening Times: All year. Dawn to dusk
Entrance fee: Free. Donations welcomed.
Daytime Tel: 01761 235161
Website: www.downsideabbey.co.uk

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One of the oldest religious institutions in England, steeped in history and legend.  
 
Entrance fee: £3.50
Daytime Tel: 01458 832267
Email: francis.thyer@glastonburyabbey.com
Website: www.glastonburyabbey.com

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. It has splendid Victorian gardens and a museum dedicated to William, Henry Fox Talbot the discoverer of the negative/positive photographic process.  
 
Entrance fee: £5.60.
Daytime Tel: 01249 730227
Email: lacockabbey@nationaltrust.org.uk
Website: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/wessex

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The abbey was founded in the 7th century by St Aldhelm as a Benedictine monastery. It became the third most important ecclesiastical site in England.  
Opening Times: All year. 10.00am - 5.00pm.
Entrance fee: Free. Donations welcome
Daytime Tel: 01666 826666
Email: office@malmesburyabbey.com
Website: www.malmesburyabbey.com

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King Athelstan of Wessex founded a collegiate church in Milton in 933. King Edgar made this a Benedictine monastery in 964.  
Opening Times: All year by arrangement.
Entrance fee: Free. Donatons welcome.
Daytime Tel: 01258 880215
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The first foundation of a nunnery at Romsey dates from 907. The present magnificent Abbey church was built in stages between 1120 and 1230.  
Opening Times: April to October. Generally 10.00am to 5.00pm.
Entrance fee: £2.50
Daytime Tel: 01458 250664
Email: customers@english-heritage.org.uk
Website: www.english-heritage.org.uk/southwest

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The original structure was a chapel built in 1188-1196 in a Norman style to serve the needs of the seafaring community.  
Opening Times: Daily
Entrance fee: Donation suggested
Daytime Tel: 023 928 25500
Email: rosemary.fairfax@portsmouthcathedral.org.uk
Website: www.portsmouthcathedral.org.uk

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The first foundation of a nunnery at Romsey dates from 907. The present magnificent Abbey church was built in stages between 1120 and 1230.  
Opening Times: Daily. 8.30am to 5.30pm.
Entrance fee: Donations are welcome
Daytime Tel: 01794 513125
Email: romsey.abbey@lineone.net
Website: www.romseyabbey.org.uk

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One of Britainís great cathedrals. It was constructed in 38 years beginning in 1220. The architectural style is Early English Gothic.  
Opening Times: All year. 7.15am - 6.15pm. 7 June - 28 August 7.15am-7.15pm
Entrance fee: Suggested donation £3.80
Daytime Tel: 01722 555120
Email: visitors@salisburycathedral.co.uk
Website: www.salisburycathedral.co.uk

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The Saxon structure was replaced by a grander Norman one between 1080- 1120, but were demolished during Henry VIII's dissolution of the monasteries.  
Opening Times: Daily April-October 10am - 5pm
Entrance fee: £2,50
Daytime Tel: 01747 852910
Email: user@shaftesburyabbey.fsnet.co.uk
Website: www.shaftesburyabbey.co.uk

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In 705 St Aldhelm, Bishop of the West Saxons chose Sherborne as the site of his new cathedral in which capacity it served until the Norman Conquest.  
Opening Times: All year. 9.00am - 5.30pm.
Entrance fee: Free. Suggested donation £2.00
Daytime Tel: 01935 812452
Email: vicar@sherborneabbey.com
Website: www.sherborne-abbey.fsnet.co.uk

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The abbey was founded by the Bishop of Winchester in the 13th century and served in this way until it was dissolved by Henry VIII in 1539.  
Opening Times: 10.00am - 6.00pm but closes earlier in winter.
Entrance fee: Free
Daytime Tel: 02380 226235
Email: customers@english-heritage.org.uk
Website: www.english-heritage.org.uk/southeast

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It is a jewel in the crown of English cathedrals. Its great West Front, dating from 1240, has the largest gallery of medieval sculpture in the world.  
Opening Times: 7.30am - 7pm Easter to 31 October. 6.15pm in winter.
Entrance fee: Suggested donation £4.50
Daytime Tel: 01749 674483
Email: visits@wellscathedral.uk.net
Website: www.wellscathedral.org.uk

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King Cenwalh's minster church built in Wintanceaster in 643 became in 670 a cathedral. Many of the kings of Wessex are buried in the Old Minster.  
Opening Times: 8.30am - 6.00pm daily
Entrance fee: Suggested donation £3.50
Daytime Tel: 01962 857251
Email: stuart.vause@winchester-cathedral.org.uk
Website: www.winchester-cathedral.org.uk

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