Wenlock Priory

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5 Sheinton Street, Much Wenlock, Shropshire, UK TF13 6HS
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The tranquil ruins of Wenlock Priory stand in a picturesque setting on the fringe of beautiful Much Wenlock. An Anglo-Saxon monastery was founded here in about 680 by King Merewalh of Mercia, whose abbess daughter Milburge was hailed as a saint. Her relics were miraculously re-discovered here in 1101, attracting both pilgrims and prosperity to the priory.

Dont Miss

-Our complimentary audio tour step back in time to when the abbey was most prosperous
-A stroll through the abbey garden, with its attractive topiary
-The extravagantly decorated Norman chapter house

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