Buckfast Abbey

Buckfast AbbeyArticle

Near Ashburton, England, founded probably about the middle of the 10th century; incorporated into the Benedictine Congregation of Savigny (later part of the Cistercian Order) in the 12th century; and suppressed in 1538. It was reclaimed by the Benedictines, and legally conveyed to them in 1882.

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  • “Buckfast Abbey”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 5 January 2020. Web. 27 January 2021. <>