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Saint Bavo's Abbey, Ghent

Saint Bavo's Abbey, in Ghent, in what is now Belgium.
Birthplace of John of Gaunt 1340 (hence his name, of "Gaunt").

Saint Bavo's Abbey was destroyed in 1540.
Today there is a garden on the site.
See satellite view and Wikimedia Commons.




Saint Bavo's Abbey on a map dated 1534, shortly before demolition.
See full size.
From here.



Saint Bavo's Abbey site today.
3D view. From Google Maps.



Saint Bavo's Abbey site today.
Bushes mark out the shape of the vanished church.
Photo 2018. See full size.
See wider shot.
See street view.



Plaque showing the shape of the vanished church.
Photo 2018. See full size.



Saint Bavo's Abbey site.
Photo 2018. See full size.
See other shot.



Saint Bavo's Abbey site.
Photo 2018. See full size.



Saint Bavo's Abbey site. Looking over the wall.
Photo 2018. See full size.



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