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Abbey Park
Leicester
Leicestershire

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The Abbey was founded in 1143 by Robert le Bossu, the Earl of Leicester and was closed by King Henry VIII in 1538. Burial place of Cardinal Wolsey .

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William Carey Museum (0.19 miles)

City Gallery (0.20 miles)

Leicester Cathedral (0.25 miles)

Leicester Guildhall (0.29 miles)

New Walk Museum and Art Gallery (0.50 miles)

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