Abbey Gallery

Hexham Abbey, St. Andrew’s, Market Place

Brief Timeline:

  • c674:  founded by St. Wilfrid as a Benedictine abbey, the crypt of which still exists.
  • 681 – c821: a cathedral.
  • 1113: refounded as an Augustinian priory.
  • 1537: dissolved; continued in use as the parish church; the chancel and transepts of this church remain in use.
  • 1858: E end rebuilt by John Dobson.
  • 1908: nave rebuilt; architect: Temple Moore.
  • 1984: Song School added above Chapter House lobby

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Related Galleries

Some of the street galleries may include additional views of the Abbey. The main ones are given below. The Abbey Grounds and St WIlfrid’s Gateway galleries may also contain other Abbey views. The Town Views galleries may also contain other views of the Abbey.
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