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A picture tour of Waverley Abbey - a Abbey in the town of Farnham, in the county of Surrey
Waverley Abbey Ruins
Waverley Abbey Ruins - by Vince Hawthorn ©
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Photographer: © Vince Hawthorn (Gallery)(27th August 2014)
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Waverley Abbey Ruins

The nearest building to us is or was the Lay Brothers Refectory and the further building the Monk's Dormitory. The Abbey was built or founded in 1128 by William Gifford , Bishop of Winchester, and was the first Cistercian Monastery and remained as such for over 400 years until that Henry bloke did what he did with the Abbeys. On 12 October 1176 it was here that a grand parent of my wife and daughter died. It was William d'Aubigny 1st Earl of Arundel who married Henry 1st's second wife - Adeliza of Louvain. William now lies in Wymondham Abbey in Norfolk.
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Camera Make: Canon Model: Canon EOS 550D
Exposure Program: Landscape, Focal length: 39 mm, Aperture: f 8, ISO: 100, Exposure time: 1/100 sec, Metering Mode: Multi-Segment, Exposure Bias: 0 EV
Date/Time Creation: August 27, 2014, 1:41 pm
ImageID:1192136, Image size: 4750 x 3167 pixels

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Comment by rustyruth(27th August 2014)

I love this, this is my kind of place. Very interesting narrative Vince, thanks.

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Comment by Pat TroutPremier Member! Click for more info..(28th August 2014)

Very nice and interesting Vince

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Comment by Colin Jones(31st August 2014)

Great image and narrative well done

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