Cookhill Priory, Alcester, England
Record Id: 916
This site is NOT open to public.
Brief description of site
Cookhill Priory is a house of several periods on the site of a 12th-century Cistercian nunnery. It has a commanding view of the Malvern Hills. Features include an 18th-century gazebo, a moat, ponds and outbuildings.
Brief history of site
The site was originally a 12th-century nunnery. The present house is 18th century, but includes an earlier wing and a 20th-century extension.
Address: Evesham Road, Cookhill, Alcester, Worcestershire, B49 5LJ
Worcestershire; Wychavon; Cookhill
Historical County: Worcestershire
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Two miles west of Alcester via the A435 and the A422.
Form of site: garden
Context or principal building: house
Site first created: 1150 to 1199
Main period of development: 18th century