Croxden Abbey

Croxden Abbey, also known as "Abbey of the Vale of St. Mary at Croxden", was a Cistercian abbey at Croxden, , . A daughter house of the abbey in Aunay-sur-Odon, Normandy, the abbey was founded by the de Verdun family in the 12th century.

Landmarks in the Area

Denstone College is an 11–18 mixed, independent, boarding and day school in , Uttoxeter, , England. is situated 1½ miles east of Croxden Abbey. Photo: Alan Murray-Rust, CC BY-SA 2.0.

The Heath House is a Gothic Revival mansion and estate located near the village of Tean in , . is situated 2½ miles west of Croxden Abbey. Photo: Dennis Thorley, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Theme park
Alton Towers Resort is an amusement park in , England, near the village of , which is operated by Merlin Entertainments Group and incorporates a theme park, water park, spa, mini golf and hotel complex. is situated 2½ miles north of Croxden Abbey. Photo: Dunderklumpen, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Archaeological site
Rocester Abbey was a medieval monastic house at , , of which there is now no trace above ground level. is situated 3 miles east of Croxden Abbey.

Localities in the Area

Alton is a village in , England, The village is noted for the theme park , built around the site of Alton Mansion, which was owned by the Earls of Shrewsbury, and designed by Augustus Pugin. is situated 1½ miles north of Croxden Abbey. Photo: Paul Buckingham, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Denstone is a village and civil parish situated between the towns of Uttoxeter in East Staffordshire and in . is situated 2 miles east of Croxden Abbey.

Stramshall is a village within the civil parish of Uttoxeter Rural in the county of , England. is situated 2½ miles south of Croxden Abbey. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Rocester is a village and civil parish in the East Staffordshire district of , England. is situated 2½ miles east of Croxden Abbey. Photo: AtticTapestry, CC BY-SA 4.0.

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