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House & Abbey

Steeped in over 800 years of history, Newstead is a monastic Abbey from the late 12th century and former home of Romantic poet Lord Byron.


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Newstead through the ages

The house includes collections spanning centuries: from when the Abbey became a private house, to the present day. Comprising paintings, letters, maps and photographs, and eighteenth century views by artist Pieter Tillemans – browse the Gothic Revival Library and panelling of the Great Hall, reputedly sourced from a single oak.

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