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Forde Abbey, near Chard, Somerset

John Roper

Forde Abbey, near Chard, Somerset

an illustrated survey of the former Cistercian monastery, now the Dorset home of the Roper family; history and description of thecontents and gardens.

by John Roper

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Published by English Life Publications .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Previous ed. (B62-9355) 1962.

The Physical Object
Pagination32p.(chiefly ill.).,15x22cm
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19844483M

The marshwood vale. Colmer sits at the top of the Marshwood vale and from the top of the drive there are stunning views across to the sea of Lyme bay. There are long or short walk. Forde Abbey is a circular walk across meadows and fields and is reasonably easy terrain. It also includes the pretty Axe Valley with a chance to see nesting buzzards if lucky. The walk itself passes Forde Abbey which has tea rooms but which are only accessible if you pay the entrance fee of circa £ The walk includes several stiles and kissing gates and also involves crossing 4/5(1).

Forde Abbey, near Chard, Somerset - An Illustrated Survey of the former Cistercian Monastery now the Dorset Home of the Roper Family: Books - facturer: thebookcommunity_ca. A charming, semi-detached period cottage, situated in the village of Tatworth near Chard in Somerset, with two bedrooms accommodating four Margaret's Cottage is a wonderful, semi-detached period cottage on a quiet little single-track lane in Tatworth, a village near the town of Chard in.

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Wood. Forde Abbey is a privately owned former Cistercian monastery in Dorset, England, with a postal address in Chard, Somerset. The house and gardens are run as a tourist attraction while the 1,acre estate is farmed to provide additional revenue. Forde Abbey is situated 4 miles south east of Chard in Somerset.

There are brown tourist signs for Forde Abbey from the A30, Somerset book and B It is advised that you follow the brown tourist signs and not your satnav as you get close to Forde Abbey.

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History. In the peaceful solitude of its secluded position it is possible to imagine just how Forde Abbey, near Chard, along the Somerset/Dorset border, looked to many of its previous owners, from its mediaeval beginnings to the present day: monks going about their daily round of work and prayer, prosperous parliamentary gentlemen discussing the cavalier threat, gifted philosophers.

Forde Abbey and Gardens, Chard, Somerset. 5, likes talking about this 6, were here. 30 acres of award winning gardens surrounding one /5(81).

Chard decided that discretion was the better part of valour and handed Forde Abbey quietly over to the Crown, becoming vicar of Thorncombe until his death in In the same year the Abbey and its lands was leased by the Crown to Richard Pollard for the sum of £ 6s.

A beautiful and historic country house venue with award-winning gardens that offer romance, elegance, grandeur and beauty, the perfect backdrop for memorable photographs and a very special day with your family and friends. Forde Abbey never books more than one wedding at a weekend, making it exclusively yours to enjoy.

We have tried to make Forde Abbey as accessible as possible for people with disabilities, given the obvious restraints of a listed house and garden. Entry to the garden for both a person with a disability and their accompanying carer is half price, on the production of a disabled persons registration card or a blue badge.

Thirty acres of beautiful gardens, surrounding one of the oldest inhabited houses in England that is open to the public, features a rockery, bog garden, arboretum and millions of spring bulbs. Certificate of Excellence. Suggested Duration: hours. Forde Abbey Estate, Chard TA20 4LU, England.

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