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Though many of the names are inspired by the quiet dignity that "Abbey" might conjure up, many of the names are rather tongue-in-cheek and probably wouldn't impress the Spanish Inquisition should they choose to drop in when no-one expects them.
Surprisingly, the idea of the stained glass A came before considering Beauchief as the (obvious, Duh!) candidate for the illustration but about three seconds later the connection was made.
Though it is based on the logo which is in turn based on the Abbey at Beauchief, the ruin of the beer labels has no direct relationship with the real Abbey.
www.abbeydalebrewery.co.uk /design_ruin.html   (878 words)

  Beauchief Abbey - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Beauchief Abbey is an abbey in Sheffield, England.
Farming on the Beauchief estate and on outlying manors was important and the monastery also controlled iron smelting, mineral extraction, woodland industries and mills on the River Sheaf.
The Abbey was dissolved in 1537 and the estate became the property of Sir Nicholas Strelley, from whom it descended to the Pegge and Burnell families.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Beauchief_Abbey   (321 words)

 Beauchief and Greenhill - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Beauchief and Greenhill ward—which includes the districts of Batemoor, Beauchief, Chancet Wood, Greenhill, Jordanthorpe, and Low Edges—is one of the 28 electoral wards in City of Sheffield, England.
Beauchief (grid reference SK333817) is a former village that has become a suburb of Sheffield.
Beauchief, generally pronounced "bee-chief", is notable for two buildings, still surrounded by parkland: Beauchief Abbey, long since converted into a parish church, and Beauchief Hall.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Beauchief   (418 words)

 beauchief abbey   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Beauchief Abbey is an abbey near Sheffield, England.
The abbey was founded in 1176 or 1183 (sources differ) by Robert FitzRanulf de Alfreton and dedicated to St Mary and St Thomas Becket.
Beauchief was a small house comprising around 12 to 15 cannons plus lay brothers.
www.yourencyclopedia.net /beauchief_abbey.html   (358 words)

 Welcome to The Dalesman
The Abbey fell into disrepair during the Dissolution of the Monasteries, but in 1889 was purchased by Colonel John North and presented to Leeds.
North York Moors and Coast The site of Lastingham Abbey's Crypt possesses a chequered history; first the location of St Cedd's abbey which was destroyed by the Danes in 1078, then the prospective position for a second abbey, but only the crypt and a portion of the abbey's chancel were ever built.
Yorkshire Dales Ripon Cathedral illustrates four distinct centuries; the crypt, located beneath the central tower, dates from 672 whilst the West front is 13th century, the seven-light east window 14th century and the building itself was re-established as a cathedral in the 19th century.
www.dalesman.co.uk /activities/minsterschruches.htm   (1263 words)

 GENUKI: Beauchief Abbey, Derbyshire - Extract from National Gazetteer, 1868
"BEAUCHIEF ABBEY, an extra-parochial liberty in the hundred of Scarsdale, in the county of Derby, 3 miles to the N.W. of Dronfield, and 4 S. of Sheffield.
An abbey for Premonstratensian canons was founded here in 1183 by Robert Fitz-Ranulph, one of the murderers of Thomas-a-Becket, to whom the house was dedicated.
The tower of the present church was part of the abbey buildings.
www.genuki.org.uk:8080 /big/eng/DBY/Beauchief/Gaz1868.html   (191 words)

 Beauchief Abbey, Sheffield
Beauchief Abbey is one of Sheffield’s many hidden gems set in a peaceful medieval site.
The abbey was founded in 1175 and although only the tower remains, stone from the abbey was used in building Beauchief's seventeenth century church of St Thomas.
Beauchief Abbey was the only Premonstratensian abbey in the West Riding of Yorkshire.
www.spinsheffield.com /tours/Beauchief_Abbey   (141 words)

As William the Conqueror’s tenant-in-chief, the reward of land for his part in the Norman invasion included 174 manors in Nottinghamshire and large parts of the present South Yorkshire.
Abbey Houses (Beauchief) gets a station but Dore’s is two years late.
Ryecroft Mill, used in the 17th century as a lead mill and later as a corn mill, ceases to operate.
www.dorevillage.co.uk /timelinef.htm   (2396 words)

 Beauchief Golf Club,Green Fee Discounts,Offers,Read Reviews at Golfalot.com
Beauchief Golf Course is a meadowland course situated in the south west of Sheffield.
Whilst not considered to be a difficult course, because of its length, many players do find it hard to play to their handicap at Beauchief Golf Club because some of the par 3's are demanding, several par 4's are testing and, for men, there is only one par 5.
The key at Beauchief Golf Course is to be accurate with approach shots and, whilst there aren't many bunkers, they are well positioned.
www.golfcourses.golfalot.com /coursedetails.php?courseid=137   (195 words)

 Yorkshire - Little John Hathersage Sherwood Nottingham Robin Hood Loxley Peak District pictures history
By way of illustration in 1173 AD Robert Fitz Ranulf who was a Sheriff of Nottingham built Beauchief Abbey with its splendid Deer Park.
The Abbey was given over to the White Canons of Welbeck Abbey in Nottinghamshire and later the Abbey Lands including Strawberry Lee came into the possession of Sir Nicholas Strelley whose family were from Nottingham and were the verderer's for Sherwood and Peak Forest.
The consequence was that near Loxley, on land that belonged to the Sheriff of Nottingham, was the "Royal Forest of the Peak" along with the magnificent Deer Park of Beauchief Abbey and it is easy to imagine the wrath of the monks and the sheriff who would be united against Robin Hood's poaching/hunting activities.
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 Beauchief and Greenhill - Wikpedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Beauchief and Greenhill ward is one of the 28 electoral wards in City of Sheffield, England.
It covers an area of 6.2 square kilometres and includes the districts of Beauchief, Greenhill, Chancet Wood, Low Edges, Batemoor and Jordanthorpe.
Beauchief (Grid reference: SK333817 (http://getamap.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/getamap/frames.htm?mapAction=gazandgazName=gandgazString=SK333817)) is a former village that has become a suburb of Sheffield.
bostoncoop.net /~tpryor/wiki/index.php?title=Beauchief_and_Greenhill   (430 words)

 The Andrews Pages : Gentleman's Magazine Library - Derbyshire (B)
Though Beauchief was not properly a cell to Welbeck, it nevertheless had a great dependence upon that house; and the superintendance of the abbat of Welbeck was grounded, it seems, on some papal bull now lost" (pp.
VIII., 1537, the king granted the site of the abbey, with the estate belonging to it, to Sir Nicholas Strelley, of Strelley, co. Nottingham, for the sum of 223l; and the description of the parcels then granted is 'The house and site of the abbey or monastery De Bello Capite.
By the return to the Population Act in 1811, Beauchief Abbey contained 15 houses and as many families, 9 of whom were employed in agriculture and 6 in trade, consisting of 46 males and 52 females, total 98.
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 Beauchief Abbey, Sheffield - Yorkshire - UK Attraction
Founded towards the end of the 12th Century, Beauchief Abbey’s main tower is still remarkably undiminished.
The rest of the Abbey including the cloisters, chapter house, dormitory and refectory is now sadly destroyed apart from the foundations, which are still visible.
Beauchief Abbey overlooks Beauchief Municipal Golf Course and Parkbank Wood and should be visited by anyone with an eye for history.
www.ukattraction.com /yorkshire/beauchief-abbey.htm   (177 words)

 Life & Death in Elizabethan Norton: Occupation, Status and Standard of Living
By far the largest landowners in Norton at the beginning of the sixteenth century were the monks of Beauchief Abbey: most of the parish was under their control.
This meant that after the Dissolution of the Monasteries in the late 1530s, the Crown had large estates to dispose of in Norton, and as a result of this process a substantial number of families who had acquired the status of gentlemen were to be found in the area.
Beauchief itself was home to the Strelley family, three of whom appear in the registers with the description of gentleman between 1590 and 1610.
www.joskingston.org /LDEN/CHAP3.html   (19626 words)

 Local organisations
The Abbey has been well looked after by the City, and is still in weekly use for services, but some of the surrounding buildings have not fared so well.
About 100 yards south of the Abbey is a group of stone barns which have had little maintenance and are used to store golf course equipment.
This seemed wrong and regrettable to a number of people and organisations connected with the area, and in October 2003 the Beauchief Abbey Barns Association BABA was set up to look for an alternative future for the barns.
www.dorevillage.co.uk /doretodooraut04/localorgs.htm   (1324 words)

 Beauchief Abbey - Term Explanation on IndexSuche.Com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The legend that Robert bore some of the guilt for the murder of Thomas_Becket is not supported by any evidence.
Farming on the Beauchief estate and on outlying manors was important and the monastery also controlled iron-smelting, mineral extraction, woodland industries and mills on the River Sheaf.
Parkbank Wood behind the Abbey is an Ancient Woodland and the surrounding landscape (now occupied by a golf course) still retains historic features such as ridge & furrow and white_coal pits.
www.indexsuche.com /Beauchief_Abbey.html   (323 words)

 Tilt Hammer - Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet - Early History
Map of the River Sheaf flowing in to Sheffield from the south.
Beauchief Abbey was founded some time between 1173 AD and 1176 AD by Robert FitzRanulf of Alfreton.
Properties owned by the abbey included three corn mills, a fulling mill (for woollen cloth), and an iron smithy.
www.tilthammer.com /hamlet/hhist.html   (204 words)

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Rhodes observes "a wreath of ivy which falls from the top of the tower, and nearly invests one side of it, breaks the dull monotony of its outline, and produces a tolerably good effect: in other respects it is not strikingly attractive as a picturesque object.
The Abbey of _Bello-Capite_ will ever be dear to the antiquary who will visit it with veneration and delight; nor will the artist pass it by unnoticed.
The magnificent woods, and the beautiful hills that environ the Abbey of Beauchief, amply compensate for any deficiency of grandeur in the subordinate adornments of so rich a scene." Beauchief Abbey, though once a considerable structure, was never proportionally wealthy.
www.gutenberg.org /dirs/1/1/8/6/11862/11862.txt   (11694 words)

 AccommodatioNow.com - Accommodation in Beauchief Hotel Sheffield - United Kingdom
It is a short drive away from the Beauchief Abbey.
Beauchief Hotel is a comfortable and welcoming leisure retreat, with an attractive restaurant offering a varied menu.
The Beauchief is a recently refurbished, traditional hotel in a landscaped setting just five kilometers from the centre of Sheffield.
www.accommodationow.com /accommodation/beauchief_hotel_sheffield.htm   (153 words)

 The Ghosts of Beauchief Hall - Haunted Britain
They report hearing a mysterious pianist in a top room which was later found to be empty, lights switched on and off, doors opening and closing of their own accord, and numerous strange bumps in the night.
The Ghost is reputed to be that of a young woman who committed suicide in the hall in the 1920’s when it was a family home.
The hall was reputedly built with the stone from the old Beauchief Abbey.
www.mysterymag.com /hauntedbritain/?page=article&subID=115&artID=281   (283 words)

 Tilt Hammer - Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet - Introduction
In this wood there is also the grave of George Yardley, a charcoal worker who was burned to death in his hut on the 11th October 1786.
On the other side of the valley lie the ruins of Beauchief Abbey which was founded by the FitzRanulf family in 1183.
The monks at Beauchief Abbey were owners of the Abbeydale Hamlet site in its early years.
www.tilthammer.com /hamlet/gen1.html   (359 words)

 GENUKI: Beauchief, Derbyshire
The abbey was founded between the years 1172 and 1176, for regular canons of the Premonstratensian order, by Robert Fitz-Ranulph, lord of Alfreton, in expiation for having conspired with the other knights who slew Thomas-a-Becket." [There is further information for Beauchief]
A Description of Beauchieff Abbey and Directory for Dronfield, with the villages of Beauchieff, Norton, Holmesfield, Dore, Totley, Unstone and neighbourhoods transcribed from Pigot and Co's Commercial Directory for Derbyshire, 1835 by Rosemary Lockie.
Note: 'Beauchief' is pronounced locally as 'Beech-iff' ('Beech' as in tree), and with emphasis on the first syllable.
www.genuki.org.uk /big/eng/DBY/Beauchief/index.html   (266 words)

 RIPPON Story Mary A 1794
The title and craft of a cutler was obtained by registering with the Cutlers Company and serving an apprenticeship learning the craft of hand cutting tools such as sickles, scythes and knives.
Water was essential in cutlery making and Beauchief Abbey, on the road between Baslow and Sheffield, has the River Sheaf nearby.
An exhibit of a cutler's dam, hammer and forge is still preserved at Beauchief Abbey.
www.btinternet.com /~jennifer.dixon/page56ripponstorymarya1794.html   (575 words)

 Ecclesall   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Ecclesall is a village which has become a suburb of Sheffield, England.
It grew around a chapel built in 1046, later linked with Beauchief Abbey.
It became a separate, though still very sparsely populated manor in the thirteenth century.
www.serebella.com /encyclopedia/article-Ecclesall.html   (238 words)

 The Andrews Pages : Short Derbyshire Entries A - L : Kelly's Directory, 1891   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The chapel of St. Thomas, erected in 1660 out of part of the ruins of the abbey, is a small building, with a western tower in the Norman style.
J.P. is a handsome mansion, situated near the abbey, and has extensive gardens and grounds.
Calke Abbey, built on the site of the old Priory and erected early in the last century, by Sir John Harpur bart.
www.andrewspages.dial.pipex.com /dby/kelly/a-l.htm   (1897 words)

 ABBEY   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Search the ABBEY Family Message Boards at Ancestry.com (if available).
Search the ABBEY Family Resource Center at RootsWeb.com (if available).
Find graves of people named ABBEY at Find-a-Grave.com (or add one that you know).
www.worldhistory.com /surname/US/A/ABBEY.htm   (73 words)

 Sheffield's Trams in c1960
The tram has its destination blind already set for the return journey and is about to proceed over the trailing crossover (part of which can be seen in the left foreground) to gain the left hand track and return down Chesterfield Road to Heeley and then Queens Road and through the City.
Abbey Lane comes down between the Hotel and stone building to the left of the picture [which has now been demolished and replaced with a petrol station].
After the Abbey Lane section to Woodseats closed on 1st March 1959 this was the terminus - the trailing points can be seen in the foreground, and the second set of tracks are covered with a crude layer of tarmac.
www.cyberpictures.net /sheffield/s1.htm   (2177 words)

 The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Vol. 20, by Various eBook by BookRags
Indeed, one of them, Beauchief Abbey, gives name to its locality, Abbey Dale, not far from the partition line that separates Derbyshire from Yorkshire.
The walls of Beauchief Abbey, with the exception of the west end, represented in the Cut, have long since either been removed, or have mouldered into dust.
Parochial service is still performed in the remains; but the whole of the original form of the once extensive pile of building cannot now be traced.
www.bookrags.com /ebooks/11862/3.html   (240 words)

 St Chad's Church, Woodseats, Sheffield   (Site not responding. Last check: )
St Chad’s Woodseats is located on the south side of Sheffield in South Yorkshire and is the Anglican parish church of Woodseats, whose geographical boundary also covers most of the suburbs of Beauchief and Chancet Wood.
Geographically, it took in elements from the adjoining historic parish of Norton, from the parish of Norton Lees and from the Liberty of Beauchief - the Anglican ‘peculiar’ that is all that survives of Beauchief Abbey.
The Abbey, founded in 1183, provides the missionary roots for the area, is still used for worship, and is situated at the south-west end of St Chad’s parish.
www.stchads.org /content.php?m=14&c=44   (449 words)

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