Cockerham Priory

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Cockerham Priory
Cockerham Priory is located in the City of Lancaster district
Cockerham Priory
Location within the City of Lancaster district
Monastery information
Established 1207 or 1208
Disestablished 1477
Architecture
Status Priory
Functional Status Demolished
Site
Location Cockerham, Lancashire, England
Coordinates 53°57′36″N 2°49′13″W / 53.9601°N 2.8204°W / 53.9601; -2.8204Coordinates: 53°57′36″N 2°49′13″W / 53.9601°N 2.8204°W / 53.9601; -2.8204
Grid reference SD 4626 5185
Visible remains None

Cockerham Priory was a priory served by Austin Canons in Cockerham, Lancashire, England. St Michael's Church was granted to Leicester Abbey circa. 1153-4, with some land.[1] The priory was founded in 1207 or 1208 as a cell of the Abbey of St Mary de Pratis ("St Mary in the Meadows") in Leicester.[1][2][3]

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  1. ^ a b Pastscape Accessed 2014-06-03
  2. ^ Farrer & Brownbill (1908), pp. 152–53
  3. ^ British History Accessed 2014-06-03

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