Torre Abbey

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Torre Abbey is a historic building and art gallery in Torquay, Devon, which lies in the South West of England. It was founded in 1196 as a monastery for Premonstratensian canons, and is now the best-preserved medieval monastery in Devon and Cornwall. In addition to its medieval and Georgian rooms, Torre Abbey is known for the formal gardens on Abbey Park and Meadows, for the third largest art collection in the county of Devon and for regular exhibitions by contemporary artists.

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Torre Abbey founded 1196 as a monastery for the premonstratensian Canons. After 1539 adapted as a private residence. Home of the Cary Family 1662-1930

, Torquay, United Kingdom where it sited