Frithelstock, Devon, England

Frithelstock Priory

Frithelstock Priory

The priory was dissolved in 1536 during the Dissolution of the Monasteries and only ruins remain, and are not accessible without permission. It is said that the ruins “evoke a powerful response” in many individuals, causing some to recount details of a previous life at the location.


Author J.A. Brooks provides an interesting account of a child who appeared to recall a previous life whilst playing at the location


It is believed that is is NOT OPEN to the public.


For further information, please read Haunted Britain by Antony D. Hippisley Coxe and Britain's Haunted Heritage by JA Brooks.


Visitor Information

Frithelstock (pronounced Frizzlestock) is a parish, village and former manor in Devon, England.

Pictured left are the ruins of Frithelstock Priory courtesy of Sarah Charlesworth. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons.