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Published by J.H. & J. Parker; [etc.,etc.] in London, Oxford .
Written in English


  • Bordesley Abbey (Redditch, England)

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StatementWritten for and under suggestions from R.S. Bartleet ... by J.M. Woodward
ContributionsBartlett, Robert S.
The Physical Object
Pagination4 p. l., [iii]-viii, 125, [1] p.
Number of Pages125
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24180861M

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The Bordesley Abbey Project is the longest running and most sustained research project () on a medieval monastery in Europe. Sited in the UK west midlands close to Redditch, the Cistercian foundation was founded in c. and dissolved in The entire precinct survives as a complex set of earthworks in an amenity park owned by. Nestled in a beautiful acre estate in the town of Redditch, our award-winning 4* hotel is perfect for everything from relaxing weekend breaks to family getaways. Join us for a bite to eat in our restaurant, test your skills on our 18 hole golf course, or indulge in a few hours of pampering in our luxury spa.   The history is fascinating, of Victorian needle manufacture, from the finest, to the largest. Demonstrable innovation, and progression, of the needle making industry that led the world from this interesting development. Also on site is the preserved ruins of the Bordesley Abbey, home of the cistercian monks, until HenryVIII had it destroyed TripAdvisor reviews. Forge Mill Needle Museum & Bordesley Abbey, Redditch: See reviews, articles, and 90 photos of Forge Mill Needle Museum & Bordesley Abbey, ranked No.2 on Tripadvisor among 12 attractions in Redditch/ TripAdvisor reviews.