Abbeys in England

  • by Gary McKraken
  • Narrated by Adrian Dobson
  • 1 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Here you have Abbeys in England: A Travellers' Guide. The abbey has a special place English history from both a religious and architectural standpoint. Fascinating ancient buildings put together hundreds of years ago arising to magnificent, spectacular status despite rudimentary building techniques at the time.
Each abbey has its own story. Inside this book you will hear about 20 of my personal favorite abbeys throughout England, written with you, the traveler, in mind should you wish to visit any of them, or perhaps you have a general curiosity and want to lean a little about each one.
Since my childhood I have been intrigued by the historical heritage of my native country, including castles, on which I have written other books, and now the abbeys. Magnificent things centuries old. How did they build them way back then without the modern machinery and building techniques we have today? Remarkable feats of architecture, design, building, and magnificent in their purpose both religious and governance in their areas of influence.
Each abbey has its own fascinating history and tale to tell. And that's in addition to being wonderful places to visit and explore. So I have compile this book - Abbeys in England: A Travellers' Guide - to give you a look at another 20 of my personal favorite abbeys in England.
Some of the abbeys featured are listed below though 20 are included in my book. Whether you are planning on a visit to England or just have an interest in English history, you should enjoy Abbeys in England: A Travellers' Guide.
Here are just some of the English abbeys you will hear about inside.


Byland Abbey
Easby Abbey
Furness Abbey
Lilleshall Abbey
Rievaulx
Wymondham Abbey
And 14 more

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 12-02-2016
  • Publisher: Hiccius Doccius Limited