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St Oswald's Priory

Priory Road,Gloucester,GL1 2RQ, Gloucester, England
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spooky yet lovely

spooky yet lovely ruins to wander, at the moment there are works there for a visitor centre, cant... read more

Reviewed October 11, 2017
vanessashihtzu
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
Nice

A lovely ruin of a priory, in a little park area. Very little left of the original building, but... read more

Reviewed September 4, 2017
malc1005
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Kettering, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good21%
  • Average40%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible0%
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“burial place” (2 reviews)
“worth a visit” (2 reviews)
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Priory Road,Gloucester,GL1 2RQ, Gloucester, England
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Reviewed October 11, 2017

spooky yet lovely ruins to wander, at the moment there are works there for a visitor centre, cant wait for it to be up and running. part of the old priory is being restored. excited to see how the work will finish and hope they...More

Thank vanessashihtzu
Reviewed September 4, 2017 via mobile

A lovely ruin of a priory, in a little park area. Very little left of the original building, but still worth a visit.

Thank malc1005
Reviewed September 3, 2017

We were walking around the area and came across this ruin. At first glance it looked uninteresting, just some old ruins. Then we saw the information board and realised we were stood on a site that spanned hundreds of years of history. The colourful board...More

Thank fishypioneer
Reviewed July 28, 2017

We came across this by accident while walking around the city centre. It has been carefully incorporated into another modern building and restored to make it safe to walk around. I am so pleased that it has been saved from demolition as it is a...More

Thank 66jaybee
Reviewed July 2, 2017 via mobile

A couple of minutes away from Gloucester cathedral this priory ruin is well signposted and located in a housing estate . There was a clear history detailed on an information board. Pictures demonstrate how this had once been of significant relevance King Harolds daughter Aethelfred...More

Thank Benitta
Reviewed June 3, 2017

atmospheric - a green oasis surrounded by traffic noise, you can switch that off and transport yourself back to its glory days

Thank vanessashihtzu
Reviewed May 16, 2017

This was the burial place of the daughter of Alfred the Great, Aethelflead, the Lady of the Saxons. Unfortunately little survives but it is worth a quick visit.

Thank MistressWeatherwax
Reviewed March 14, 2017

Came across this by accident walking into the city. It has an interesting history and is good for a photograph but nothing more.

Thank 2010mustang
Reviewed February 27, 2017

There isn't much to see here, just a few pieces of ruined walls. However, closer inspection of the walls give clues about their history and the changes that have occurred over the centuries. There are also some good information panels around the site.

Thank mjc404
Reviewed November 30, 2016

This is only a ruin of a priory, but there's just enough of it to give a sense of its Anglo-Saxon origins ( if you're interested in the Aethelfleads and Oswalds of the deep past.) It isn't far from the Bishop Hooper monument or the...More

Thank Tessa C
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