|UNESCO World Heritage Site|
Abbot Fyndon's Great Gate, with Lady Wootton's Green in the foreground, is a private entrance into the King’s School. The public entrance to the abbey ruins is on Longport.
|Location||Canterbury, Kent, United Kingdom|
|Part of||Canterbury Cathedral, St Augustine's Abbey, and St Martin's Church|
|Inscription||1988 (12th session)|
|Area||8.42 ha (20.8 acres)|
St Augustine's Abbey was a Benedictine monastery in Canterbury, Kent, England. The abbey was founded in 598 and functioned as a monastery until its dissolution in 1538 during the English Reformation. After the abbey's dissolution, it underwent dismantlement until 1848. Since 1848, part of the site has been used for educational purposes and the abbey ruins have been preserved for their historical value.
- "St Augustine's Abbey". English Heritage. Retrieved 6 June 2014.
- Encyclopædia Britannica, http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/42999/Saint-Augustine-of-Canterbury
- "St Augustine’s Abbey" at http://www.britainexpress.com/attractions.htm?attraction=27. Accessed 13 December 2013.
The King's School, Canterbury
Public school in Canterbury, Kent, England
Cathedral city in Kent, England
Church in Kent, England
City of Canterbury
Place in England
Eastbridge Hospital of St Thomas the Martyr, Canterbury
Hospital in Canterbury, England
Canterbury East railway station
Canterbury West railway station
Diocese of Canterbury
Canterbury College, Kent
Further education college in Canterbury, Kent, England
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