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Aylesford Priory UK

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Aylesford, Kent ME20 7BX, United Kingdom, Other
Year Built/Circa: 1242
Current Use: Chapels and tourist attraction
Current Owner: Carmeltie Order
Vacancy: Occupied
Historic Significance: beautiful buildings, chapels and walk ways, dating back from 1242, now parts of this is a tourist attraction but all monies raised is used to maitain the buildings so everyone can enjoy them
Architect Builder Engineer: 1247 the Bishop of Rochester offically recognised the Carmelite Foudation, this effectively changed the lifestyle of the Carmelites from hermits to mendicant friars.
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The Friars Aylesford Priory,first home to the Carmelite Friars in 1242. We are open everyday dawn to dusk, addmission is free. we are a centre for pilgrimages, conferences, retreats and a guest house. West barn house a shop and refreshments, newly opened restaurant in Pilgrims Hall

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