St. Bridget’s Abbey of Syon

Last updated 11th February 2005 
Name of library St Bridget’s Abbey of Syon 
Address Syon Abbey, South Brent, Devon. TO10 9JX 
Telephone 01364 72256 
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Purpose & main user community of the library Members of Religious Community 
Terms of access No general access – help can be given to research students. 
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Lending to other libraries & visitors Genreally no lending but early printed works & Fletcher MSS on loan to Exeter University 
Number of volumes   8,200 
Periodicals – Back Issues  80
Current Periodicals  10
Other materials  MSS: Some 15th & 16th C – Syon Abbey and others. 50 microfilms.
Volumes added per year 40
Coverage  General – religious life.
Special Collections  Fletcher MSS (on loan to Exeter University)
Manuscripts  15th & 16th C Syon Abbey; other connected with the community life in exile.
Research resource  History of Syon Abbey. History of Bridgettine Order.
Catalogue Type  Card
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