roxden Abbey is a ruined abbey founded in around 1176 near Alton (Alton Towers) by monks from a Savigniac abbey in Normandy. Much of the building work was orchestrated by Abbot Walter of London from 1242 until 1268. The abbey was suppressed in 1538. Only small sections of the abbey now remain and are under the care of English Heritage. Unfortunately a road was built straight across the remains of the main church making some parts out of bounds.
1176   Croxden Abbey founded
 Monks from the Savigniac abbey Aulnay-sur-Odon in Normandy found a new abbey in England. 

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