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LEICESTER ABBEY

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Augustinian Abbey of St Mary de Pre (or Pratis), founded 1143 by Robert le Bossu and suppressed in 1538. It was one of the biggest houses of this order in England. Excavations have located the layout of the abbey which is now visible as reconstructed foundations. Dependencies: Cockerham Priory and the secular college of St Mary De Castro, Leicester.

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