Two major fires caused great damage to the abbey buildings and resulted in large-scale rebuilding work. The first fire in 1223 destroyed the choir and resulted in the reconstruction of the choir and presbytery. The fire of 1288 started in the abbey bakehouse and spread not only to the abbet itself but to many surrounding houses as well.
|972||Pershore Abbey charter confirmed|
|The rule of Benedictine was introduced to the abbey by St Oswald, the Bishop of Worcester. King Edgar confirmed the estates that the abbey owned.|
|1065||Lands from Pershore allocated to Westminster|
|Edward the Confessor took lands from Pershore Abbey and allocated them to his new Abbey church at Westminster.|
|1223||Fire at Pershore Abbey|
|A fire destroys part of the abbey church at Pershore.|
Take control of a medieval trebuchet to destroy the enemy castle and capture their flag.
Transport yourself back up to a thousand years and explore historical buildings as they may have appeared in the past.