Tewkesbury Abbey

Tewkesbury Abbey

Built in the early 12th century, this abbey church boasts the largest Norman tower in Europe. Its interior is a breathtaking combination of stout Norman pillars and Decorated Gothic vaulting with gilded bosses.

Holly Hayes

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
249294
Names
Tewkesbury Abbey
Categories
church
monastery
abbeys
parish church
Simon Jenkins 1000 Best Churches
Simon Jenkins Five-Star Church
Styles
Romanesque
Norman
medieval

Bibliography

  1. Official Website of Tewkesbury Abbey. Web. Accessed 1 Nov. 2016. <http://www.tewkesburyabbey.org.uk/>