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Minster Abbey

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St Mary & St Sexburga (Minster Abbey)

Vicarage Road

Minster on Sea

Sheerness

ME12 2HE

Minster Abbey, or to give it it's full name, The Abbey Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary and Saint Sexburgha,is a Grade 1 listed building and National Monument which was founded in 664AD by Queen Sexburga. Having been badly damaged in the 9th century it was rebuilt in the 12th century with an unusual arrangement of two adjacent “churches”, the Northern Church being for the nuns and the Southern Church for parishioners

It also houses the famous de Northwode brasses dating from 1330 and an interesting array of monuments dating from the 14th to the 16th century. The west tower was added in the 15th century and contains a ring of six bells.

We endeavour to keep the Abbey open between 10:00am and 3:00pm, but if you are travelling far or have a large party it is best to phone Alison Parr on 01795-875835 first. Guided tours are available by prior arrangement.

The original Abbey Gatehouse, close to the church, is now an interesting local museum

For further information on the Abbey (and the daughter church of St Peter's) see here: www.minsterabbey.org

Carol Singing at the Vicarage

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Singing for their supper!

Christmas Alive

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Dinner and Discussion on Thurdsay nights

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Abbey Fest 2017

Abbey Fest will be back:  4 - 6 August 2017

Put these dates in your diary!!!

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