Shrewsbury Abbey

Interesting
This Benedictine Abbey, founded in 1083, has preserved a few Norman pillars. The sanctuary, dedicated to St Winifred, was partly destroyed during the dissolution of the monasteries, but was rebuilt in 1888. Among the funerary monuments displayed, note those of Roger de Montgomery and the polychrome tomb of Richard Onslow, speaker in the House of Commons during the reign of Queen Anne.

Useful information

Address : 

Abbey Foregate, SY2 6BS Shrewsbury

Opening hours

Apr-Oct: 10am-4pm; rest of year: 10.30am-3pm

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