Wiltshire, Mottisfont Abbey

  • Wiltshire, Großbritannien
  • Wiltshire, Großbritannien
  • Wiltshire, Großbritannien
  • The name 'Mottisfont' is probably derived from the Old English motes funta, meaning 'spring near the confluence' or 'spring of the moot' or possibly 'spring of…
  • From Priory to Abbey The original building was a priory, founded by William Briwere in 1201. He was a trusted adviser to Richard the Lionheart, King John and…
  • A colourful change After 400 years the family sold the estate in 1934 to Gilbert Russell, a descendent of William Briwere, and his wife Maude. Soon after the…