Malmesbury Abbey. Antique print of Malmebury Abbey at Malmesbury in Wiltshire, England, a Benedictine religious house dedicated to Saint Peter and Saint Paul. It was one of the few English houses with a continual history from the 7th century through to the Dissolution of the Monasteries. Antique copper-plate engraving of Malmesbury Abbey. Dated in the plate 15 May 1785. Size of engraved area approx 5x6ins.