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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.

Location information:

Address: Evesham Road, Cookhill, Alcester, Worcestershire, B49 5LJ

Locality: Alcester

Local Authorities:

Worcestershire; Wychavon; Cookhill

Historical County: Worcestershire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 150 Grid Ref: SP050574
Latitude: 52.2148 Longitude: -1.92824


Two miles west of Alcester via the A435 and the A422.

Key information:

Form of site: garden

Context or principal building: house

Site first created: 1150 to 1199

Main period of development: 18th century

Survival: Extant

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