Glastonbury Abbey 2000 years of history,
2000 years of mystery.
Were they really buried here?
1st Century Foundation of the Old Church of St. Mary
Saxon stone church built.
940-956 Abbacy of St. Dunstan. Expansion of extent and wealth of church and monastery.
Church & Monastery destroyed by fire.
Lady Chapel consecrated.
Great Church consecrated.
1539 Dissolution of the abbey. Abbot Whiting and two monks executed on Glastonbury Tor.
1907 Ruins purchased by Church of England. Glastonbury Abbey Website