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Forde Abbey and Gardens, Somerset


  • Located in Chard, Somerset, South West England, England
  • Forde Abbey, Chard, Somerset TA20 4LU
  • A former Cistercian monastery founded in the twelfth century
  • Sold after The Dissolution of the Monasteries
  • The philosopher Jeremy Bentham once rented Forde Abbey, the great philosopher John Stuart Mill being one of his guests here!
  • Today, it is a family home and open to the public
  • There are thirty acres of award winning gardens

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www.fordeabbey.co.uk
Forde Abbey and Gardens, Somerset


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