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Woodspring Priory, North Somerset

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Woodspring Priory, North Somerset

Woodspring Priory is a former Augustinian priory beside the Severn Estuary about 3 miles north-east of Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset. The priory was founded in the early thirteenth century, and dedicated to Thomas Becket (the founder was a grandson of Reginald Fitzurse, one of Becket's murderers). It was home to a small community of Victorine Canons. After the Dissolution of the Monasteries, the priory was converted into a farmhouse.
Administrative CountyNorth Somerset
Traditional CountySomerset
OS GridST3466
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityAvon and Somerset

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