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Address: Romsey SO51 8EL, England
Phone Number: 44 1794 513125
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Description: The little market town of Romsey features a rare and intact medieval hall...
The little market town of Romsey features a rare and intact medieval hall house that was part of Romsey Abbey (circa 1120 AD,) and which today serves as the center for Anglican worship and civic events.
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Romsey Abbey is a very interesting historic building dating back to Norman times. There is a mixture of styles, representing the different centuries over which it was constructed... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Chalfont St. Giles, United Kingdom
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Chalfont St. Giles, United Kingdom
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91 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Romsey Abbey is a very interesting historic building dating back to Norman times. There is a mixture of styles, representing the different centuries over which it was constructed. It has a troubled history as it survived through the centuries. It's more recent claim to fame is that it is the burial place of Lord Mountbatten. When visiting, you are greeted... More 

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Romsey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

The Abbey is a wonderful derful local landmark and steeped in history. The staff are very friendly, welcoming and a font of knowledge. We love it here!

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Lancaster, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

lovely surroundings and park near abbey. Charming village with quaint shops. Had our first pint at The Old House at Home pub.. We were treated with warmth and friendliness.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This is one enormous church, bigger than the Cathedral at Winchester or Chichester and apparently founded and run by nuns until Henry the 8th put paid to them. Very unusual in the fact that the town purchased the Abbey from the Crown in 1544. Lots of interest in this one. Get the little map from one of the red gowned... More 

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Hook, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The abbey is prt of a larger set of buildings all related to abbey functions, so do not stop a looking at just the abbey, look at the buildings leading of the old marketplace as well.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Were greeted on arrival and provided with a complimentary, colour map/guide. No admission fee, very friendly, very welcoming. Self tour takes around 20 minutes. Although there were plenty of visitors this was not crowded and I suspect it rarely is. Hugely impressive Norman structure and a bit of a tardis - far larger inside than you might expect. Good central... More 

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Romsey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Was christened and married here, and as I still live in Romsey it still features heavily in my life. Don't miss the little girl "asleep" (think she's called Alice), so moving. Lord Mountbatten's final resting place.

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Wakefield
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Lots to explore in this tranquil abbey. Greeted by a volunteer who supplied a leaflet to guide us round. Centrally located with plenty of parking nearby.

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Very interesting historic abbey with buildings dating from the 13th century. Very nice and helpful guides/staff when you come in and useful leaflet allowing you to walk around the building and understand what you are seeing. Well worth a visit.

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eastleigh
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

romsey abbey is one finest norman churches in England with the the arms of the church a wonderfull example of round arches from 1180 romsey abbey rocks

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Address: Romsey SO51 8EL, England
Phone Number: 44 1794 513125
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Romsey

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