Torre Abbey

an account of its history, buildings, cartularies, and lands by Deryck John Seymour

Publisher: [The author] in [Torquay]

Written in English
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  • England,
  • England.
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    • Torre Abbey, Eng.,
    • Christian antiquities -- England.,
    • Cartularies.,
    • England -- Antiquities.,
    • England -- Church history.
    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Deryck Seymour.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBR133.G72 D487
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 303 p., [40] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages303
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4285720M
      ISBN 100950594903
      LC Control Number78312403
      OCLC/WorldCa4035545

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Sherlock Holmes has received an urgent request for aid from The Lord Cary, who's home Torre Abbey is being tormented by phantoms and strange occurrences that leave the ladies of the house terrified.

As Holmes and Watson's investigations uncover a house full of secrets and lies, will they be able to unmask the culprit before the murders begin/5. In The Haunting Torre Abbey book Torre Abbey, Carole Bugge continues the Holmes masterful ratiocination while adding a measure of heart and warmth not always present in Conan Doyle's tales.

The story is satisfyingly twisty, the mystery is perplexing /5(18). Founded inTorre Abbey began as a monastery. It was later adapted as a private house &#; home to the secretive Roman Catholic Cary family, who lived there for nearly years. The local council acquired Torre Abbey inand adapted it for use as an art gallery and Mayor&#;s Author: Dr Michael Rhodes.

Transcript of A Story about Torre Abbey in Collectanea Curiosa Devoniensia. Trans. Devon. Assoc.,Vol XI, pp. by Paul Q. Karkeek Prepared by Michael Steer In his preamble to this story the author states, “This year I present for acceptance a series of ‘old wives tales,’ which have been collected by Mr.

White, the author of the recently-published History of. The Abbey's Story The story of Torre Abbey began on 25 March with the arrival of an abbot and six canons at Torre (the area from which the later names of Torquay and Torbay are derived).

They had been sent from Welbeck Abbey in Nottinghamshire, following a gift of land from the lord of the manor of Torre, William Brewer.

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The local council acquired Torre Abbey inand adapted it for use as an art gallery and Mayor’s Parlour, and it has recently been renovated. The important but little-known story of Catholicism in England provides a sub-plot of the book.

From the end of the Third Crusade in to the re-establishment of the Catholic hierarchy in England. Est. inTorre Abbey is a museum of history and art housed in an Ancient Scheduled Monument on the beautiful South Devon coast.

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Read in English by Garth Burton Following the Dissolution of the Monasteries in the time of Henry VIII, a significant part of the buildings of Torre Abbey, particularly the church area, lay in ruins.

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Really interesting to find out about the history of the Abbey. The gardens are lovely too. I was lucky to have a bright dry day for my visit. Read more/5(). Haunting of Torre Abbey Carole Bugge, Author Minotaur Books $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author.

OTHER BOOKS. The Star of India: A Novel of Sherlock Holmes; Buy. The manor is Torre Abbey, a twelfth-century monastery in Torquay, Devon, and it has a long history of hauntings. While skeptical of the supernatural, Holmes does believe that the Cary family is in danger-a belief which proves to be horrifyingly accurate when, shortly after they arrive at Torre Abbey, a household member dies suddenly.

The local council acquired Torre Abbey inand adapted it for use as an art gallery and Mayor's Parlour, and it has recently been renovated. The important but little-known story of Catholicism in England provides a sub-plot of the book.

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"The Haunting of Torre Abbey" is great--suspenseful, full of intriguing characters, and it has a good plot. I read it all in one day, because I wanted to see what happened next. If you like her Holmes novels, you'll probably also like "Who Killed Blanche DuBois?", which I /5(5).

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Get this from a library. The haunting of Torre Abbey. [Carole Buggé] -- A HAUNTED HOUSE Sherlock Holmes receives a request for aid from Lord Cary, whose family home, Torre Abbey, is seemingly haunted.

While skeptical, Holmes believes that the Carys are in danger, a. a plea for help from Lord Charles Cary of Torre Abbey in Devon.

Cary’s widowed mother, Marion, and high-strung sister, Elizabeth, had sent for him to return from Oxford after Elizabeth fainted on seeing a headless man in a monk’s robe in the upper.

hall of the : Carole Buggé. Targets included that part of Chelston near RAF Torre Abbey, the Regal Cinema, Tor Hill Road etc. October 25th - Lindridge Park, St Paul's Church. This was the first raid on the Palace Hotel (requisitioned in for use as an RAF hospital. Extra Book 5: The Haunting of Torre Abbey Decem Book Blog.

So here ’s another extra book I read for the category “Book set in an Abbey, Cloister, etc.” Snort. I found this title at work, which conveniently is the library. The manor is Torre Abbey, a twelfth-century monastery in Torquay, Devon, and it has a long history of hauntings.

While skeptical of the supernatural, Holmes does believe that the Cary family is in danger-a belief which proves to be horrifyingly accurate when, shortly after they arrive at Torre Abbey, a household member dies suddenly Brand: Writers House.

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The haunting of Torre Abbey. [Carole Buggé] -- Sherlock Holmes receives a request for aid from Lord Cary, whose family home, Torre Abbey, is seemingly haunted. While skeptical, Holmes believes that the Carys are in danger, a belief that proves.