Malmesbury Abbey. Antique print of Malmesbury Abbey at Malmesbury in Wiltshire, England, a Benedictine 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 October 1785. Size of engraved area approx 5x6ins.