Cerne Abbey

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There are many reported sightings of people seeing robed monks wandering the premises during dusk and dawn, even though the abbey hasn’t been in use for centuries. Another witness has reported smelling frankincense while visiting the site.

(Submitted by Callum Swift)

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Cerne Abbey
Abbey Street
Cernes Abbas
Dorset, UK

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50.81057862311668, -2.4753697516280226
Nearest Towns:
Cerne Abbas, UK (0.8 mi.)
Nether Cerne, UK (1.9 mi.)
Buckland Newton, UK (1.9 mi.)
Godmanstone, UK (3.1 mi.)
Piddletrenthide, UK (3.2 mi.)
Puddletrenthide, UK (3.2 mi.)
Batcombe, UK (3.6 mi.)
Frome Saint Quinton, UK (4.0 mi.)
Wooton Glanville, UK (4.0 mi.)
Wootton Glanville, UK (4.0 mi.)


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