Abbeys in West Midlands
POLESWORTH ABBEY & ST EDITHA CHURCH
Location: Situated in the centre of Polesworth, accessed through the ancient Abbey gateway or along the riverside footpath.
Historical sources state that Editha, Princess of Mercia, founded Polesworth Abbey in the 9th century. Today, the ruins of the Abbey Cloister and the two storey Medieval gateway has recently been restored. The Abbey Church later converted to th...
Ruckhall Lane, Hereford, HR2 9RZ
Belmont is a Benedictine Abbey, designed by EW Pugin and opened in 1859, home to a community of about forty-five monks, who meet to pray in the Abbey Church five times a day. The Abbey Church contains fine stained glass by Hardman and is a Grade I...