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White Ladies Priory

Shackerley Ln, Wolverhampton TF11 9JB, UK

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About White Ladies Priory

White Ladies Priory was a convent of Augustinian canonesses founded in the late 12th century, dedicated to St Leonard. After an uneventful history it was closed in 1536, in the early stages of the Dissolution of the Monasteries. By 1587 the site of the priory had passed to a branch of the Giffard family, and a timber-framed manor house was built adjoining the priory ruins.


Attractions near White Ladies Priory

Boscobel House and The Royal Oak1.3km from White Ladies Priory

Boscobel House and its Royal Oak tree became famous as hiding places of King Charles II after defeat at the Battle of Worcester in 1651.  It has been, at various times, a farmhouse, a hunting lodge, and a holiday home; but it is most famous for its role in the escape of Charles II after the Battle of Worcester in 1651. Today it is managed by English Heritage.

Weston Park3.62km from White Ladies Priory

Weston Park is a historic house and garden located on the Staffordshire and Shropshire border.  The 40-hectare park has a wading pool, beach, miniature train, and cycle track. Other facilities include a playground with a climbing net and swings, picnic tables, electric barbeques, public toilets, an adventure playground, a miniature train, and a fixed orienteering course.  It is now in the care of the trustees of the Weston Park Foundation. The house retains its art collection with over 30,000 ob

Chillington Hall3.83km from White Ladies Priory

Chillington Hall is an enchanting 18th century house, it is a product of two differing Georgian styles. It is the residence of the Giffard family. The Grade I listed house was designed by Francis Smith in 1724 and John Soane in 1785. The park and lake were landscaped by Capability Brown. There are a number of Grade II and Grade II* listed structures on the estate. The Grade II* listed dovecote and stable block were on the Buildings at Risk Register but were removed in 2009 following repair work.

Royal Air Force Museum4.47km from White Ladies Priory

The Royal Air Force Museum Cosford, located in Cosford in Shropshire, is a museum dedicated to the history of aviation and the Royal Air Force in particular. The huge site houses over 70 aircraft and a host of exhibitions and features, including the Cold War exhibition. It also includes restaurant, shop hands on gallery, simulator and 4D experience.

National Trust - Wightwick Manor and Gardens10.21km from White Ladies Priory

Wightwick Manor is a Victorian manor house located on Wightwick Bank, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, England. It is one of only a few surviving examples of a house built and furnished under the influence of the Aesthetic movement and Arts and Crafts movement. The house is in a grand version of the half-timbered vernacular style, of which the most famous original example is Little Moreton Hall over 40 miles to the north, in Cheshire.

Moseley Old Hall10.99km from White Ladies Priory

Moseley Old Hall is located in Fordhouses, north of Wolverhampton in the United Kingdom. It is famous as one of the resting places of Charles II of England during his escape to France following defeat at the Battle of Worcester in 1651. It is now a National Trust property. One of the iconic attraction in this area and also you can spend some good time in the middle of history.

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Shropshire is a landlocked county in the West Midlands region of England. It is bordered by Wales to the west and the English counties of Cheshire to the north, Staffordshire to the east, Worcestershire to the southeast, and Herefordshire to the south.