Priory Church

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Priory Church is the name of many Christian churches which have had a connection with a priory.

Examples (arranged by order of country, then place-name) include:



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When monasteries were closed in the Protestant Reformation of the sixteenth century, the churches were often given a new role as parish churches. At Oxford a priory church became the city's cathedral.

While priory churches are usually associated with former priories rather than active priories, a few priories have been constructed since the Reformation, for example St Dominic's Priory Church.

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