St. Augustine's Abbey

This great abbey, marking the rebirth of Christianity in southern England, was founded shortly after AD 597 by St Augustine. Originally created as a burial place for the Anglo-Saxon kings of Kent, it is part of the Canterbury World Heritage Site, along with the cathedral and St Martin's Church.

Ref: St. Augustine's Abbey

Date: 20/05/2007

Location: Canterbury, Kent

Photographer: Martin Skidmore

St. Augustine's Abbey
St. Augustine's Abbey

This great abbey, marking the rebirth of Christianity in southern England, was founded shortly after AD 597 by St Augustine. Originally created as a burial place for the Anglo-Saxon kings of Kent, it is part of the Canterbury World Heritage Site, along with the cathedral and St Martin's Church.

Ref: St. Augustine's Abbey

Date: 20/05/2007

Location: Canterbury, Kent

Photographer: Martin Skidmore