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Roche Abbey

About Roche Abbey

Roche Abbey 1893
Maltby, Roche Abbey 1893.  (Neg. 31979)   Copyright The Francis Frith Collection 2008. http://www.francisfrith.com
Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.

The Roche Abbey Woodlands are a Site of Special Scientific Interest.

The photographer took these images with this in mind, hence the attention to detail.


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Google Earth map of Roche Abbey
Google Earth map of Roche Abbey

Apparently, there are several local legends concerning ghosts, tunnels to other buildings, and even a lost wishing well; I cannot find any reference !

Read about the Roche Abbey Murder of 1864

Situated in a misty valley alongside Maltby Beck and King's Wood, there is a small visitors' centre in the grounds, the access road to the Abbey lies about 1.5 miles beyond Maltby, along Blyth Road.(A634)

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Opening Hours
19 March to 30 September
Thursday to Monday 10:00am-5:00pm
Daily in August to 6:00pm

Admission Prices
Adults: 2.90
Children: 1.50
Concessions: 2.20
Special Party Rates available; car/coach park; toilets and refreshments.

Doorstep Walk around Roche Abbey

About Roche Abbey

Charters of Roche Abbey

Roche Abbey Possessions

Deed of Surrender

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