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ROCESTER ABBEY

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An Augustinian monastery, founded circa 1146 and dissolved in 1538; no visible remains except a possible garden earthwork. There is evidence that in the Middle Ages there were two churches adjoining one another. The Parish Church of Saint Michael, mentioned in 1229 and the conventual Church of Saint Mary, attached to the Abbey. Dependencies: Halywell, Mobberley and Leyes priory cells.

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