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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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The Norman architecture is delightful and there are also some treasures in the church. Don’t miss the tombs of Earl Mountbatten of Burma and the Palmerstons, the tomb of an early abbess, the cope stitched by the nuns before the Abbey was dissolved, the 13th...More
The Abbey is a focal point in Romsey and creates quite an impression as you walk around it. Inside it is a bit austere and did not leave a lasting impression. Yes like all church interiors it has points of architectural and historical interest, but...More
The oldest building in Romsey, with the site used as an Abbey since Saxon times, over 1100 years. The current building was rebuilt by the Normans by 1250. Until 1540 there was a large nunnery attached, with lots of royal connections over the centuries. Daily...More
We were welcomed into the Abbey (which is free) by a lovely member of the clergy who gave us a guide and a map of the building. Beautiful stained glass windows, medieval arches and altar. The most famous person buried within the Abbey building is...More
This 12th century former Benedictine nunnery is the third church on this site, replacing its Anglo Saxon predecessors, the first of which was built in 993. It is now the largest parish church in Hampshire. The dominant architectural feature is the huge number of beautiful...More
Romsey Abbey is in the centre of Romsey, although there is little street parking nearby, there are plenty of carparks only a few minutes’ walk away. As medieval ecclesiastical buildings go, this is not in the same league as the two great cathedrals in nearby...More