List of monastic houses in Norfolk

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The following is a list of monastic houses in Norfolk, England.

List of monastic houses in Norfolk is located in Norfolk
Aldeby Priory
Aldeby Priory
Beeston Priory
Beeston Priory
Binham Priory
Binham Priory
Blackborough Priory
Blackborough Priory
Blakeney Whitefriars
Blakeney Whitefriars
Bromehill Priory
Bromehill Priory
Bromholm Priory
Bromholm Priory
Burnham Norton Friary
Burnham Norton Friary
Carbrooke Preceptory
Carbrooke Preceptory
Carrow Priory
Carrow Priory
Castle Acre Priory
Castle Acre Priory
Coxford Priory
Coxford Priory
Crabhouse Priory
Crabhouse Priory
Creake Abbey
Creake Abbey
Custhorpe Cell (purported)
Custhorpe Cell (purported)
Docking Priory
Docking Priory
East Dereham Monastery (site)
East Dereham Monastery (site)
Field Dalling Grange
Field Dalling Grange
Flitcham Priory
Flitcham Priory
Great Massingham Priory
Great Massingham Priory
GREAT YARMOUTH (see below)
GREAT YARMOUTH (see below)
Haddiscoe Preceptory
Haddiscoe Preceptory
Heacham Cell (purported)
Heacham Cell (purported)
Hempton Priory
Hempton Priory
Hickling Priory
Hickling Priory
Horsham St Faith Priory
Horsham St Faith Priory
Horstead Priory
Horstead Priory
Ingham Priory
Ingham Priory
KING'S LYNN (see below)
KING'S LYNN (see below)
Langley Abbey
Langley Abbey
Lessingham Priory
Lessingham Priory
St Benet's Priory
St Benet's Priory
Marham Abbey
Marham Abbey
Modeney Priory
Modeney Priory
Mullincourt Priory
Mullincourt Priory
Mountjoy Priory
Mountjoy Priory
Narford Cell
Narford Cell
Normansburgh Priory
Normansburgh Priory
NORWICH (see below)
NORWICH (see below)
Old Buckenham Priory
Old Buckenham Priory
Pentney Priory
Pentney Priory
Peterstone Priory
Peterstone Priory
Rudham Priory
Rudham Priory
Shouldham Priory
Shouldham Priory
Sleves Holm Priory (site)
Sleves Holm Priory (site)
Sporle Priory
Sporle Priory
THETFORD (see below)
THETFORD (see below)
Toft Monks Priory (site)
Toft Monks Priory (site)
Walsingham Friary
Walsingham Friary
Walsingham Priory
Walsingham Priory
Welle Priory
Welle Priory
Wendling Abbey
Wendling Abbey
Wereham, Priory of St. Winwaloe
Wereham, Priory of St. Winwaloe
West Acre Priory
West Acre Priory
West Dereham Abbey
West Dereham Abbey
Weybourne Priory
Weybourne Priory
Weybridge Priory
Weybridge Priory
Witchingham Priory
Witchingham Priory
Wormegay Priory
Wormegay Priory
Wretham Grange
Wretham Grange
Wymondham Abbey
Wymondham Abbey
Locations of monastic houses in Norfolk
List of monastic houses in Norfolk is located in Norwich
Whitefriars
Whitefriars
Blackfriars, earlier site
Blackfriars, earlier site
Blackfriars
Blackfriars
Friary de Domina
Friary de Domina
Greyfriars
Greyfriars
Pied Friars
Pied Friars
Whitefriars
Whitefriars
St Giles Hospital
St Giles Hospital
St Leonard's Priory
St Leonard's Priory
Norwich Cathedral Priory
Norwich Cathedral Priory
Christ Church Priory
Christ Church Priory
Locations of monastic houses in Norwich
List of monastic houses in Norfolk is located in Thetford Central
Austin Friars
Austin Friars
Blackfriars
Blackfriars
Holy Sepulchre Priory
Holy Sepulchre Priory
Thetford Priory, earlier site
Thetford Priory, earlier site
Thetford Priory
Thetford Priory
St George's Priory
St George's Priory
Locations of monastic houses in Thetford
List of monastic houses in Norfolk is located in King's Lynn Central
King's Lynn Priory
King's Lynn Priory
Austin Friary
Austin Friary
Blackfriars
Blackfriars
Greyfriars
Greyfriars
Friars of the Sack
Friars of the Sack
Whitefriars
Whitefriars
Locations of monastic houses in King's Lynn
List of monastic houses in Norfolk is located in Great Yarmouth
Great Yarmouth Priory
Great Yarmouth Priory
Austin Friars
Austin Friars
Blackfriars
Blackfriars
Greyfriars
Greyfriars
Whitefriars
Whitefriars
Locations of monastic houses in Great Yarmouth

Alien houses are included, as are smaller establishments such as cells and notable monastic granges (particularly those with resident monks), and also camerae of the military orders of monks (Knights Templars and Knights Hospitaller). The numerous monastic hospitals per se are not included here unless at some time the foundation had, or was purported to have the status or function of an abbey, priory, friary or preceptor/commandery.

The name of the county is given where there is reference to an establishment in another county. Where the county has changed since the foundation's dissolution the modern county is given in parentheses, and in instances where the referenced foundation ceased to exist before the unification of England, the kingdom is given, followed by the modern county in parentheses.

Abbreviations and key[edit]

Sites listed are ruins unless indicated
* current monastic function
+ current non-monastic ecclesiastic function (including remains incorporated into later structure)
^ current non-ecclesiastic function (including remains incorporated into later structure) or redundant intact structure
$ remains limited to earthworks etc.
# no identifiable trace of the monastic foundation remains
~ indicates exact site of monastic foundation unknown
identification ambiguous or confused

Locations with names in italics indicate probable duplication (misidentification with another location) or non-existent foundations (either erroneous reference or proposed foundation never implemented) or ecclesiastical establishments with a monastic appellation but lacking monastic connection.

Trusteeship
EH English Heritage
LT Landmark Trust
NT National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty


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Alphabetical listing[edit]

Foundation Image Communities & provenance Formal name or dedication and alternative names References and location
Aldeby Priory ^(+) Aldeby StMary's.jpg
Aldeby AbbeyFarm.jpg
Benedictine monks
dependent on Norwich; founded c. 1100-1119 (during the reign of Henry I) by Herbert de Losinga, Bishop of Norwich; lack of evidence for a conventual church infers[citation needed] that the monks officiated at the parochial church of St Mary which was granted to the priory; granted to the Dean and Prebendary of Norwich
The Priory Church of Saint Mary, Aldeby [1][2][3]52°28′43″N 1°35′56″E / 52.4785591°N 1.5989614°E / 52.4785591; 1.5989614 (Aldeby Priory)
Beeston Regis Priory BeestonRegisPriory.jpg Augustinian Canons Regular
founded c. 1216 (about the end of the reign of King John) by Lady Margery de Cressy;
Carmelite Friars
refounded 1400; dissolved 1539; granted to Sir Edmond Windham and Giles Seafoule 1545/6
The Priory Church of Saint Mary, Beeston Regis
____________________
Beeston Priory
[4][5]

52°56′19″N 1°13′27″E / 52.9387429°N 1.2241763°E / 52.9387429; 1.2241763 (Beeston Priory)
Binham Priory + BinhamPriory.JPG Benedictine monks
priory cell dependent on St Albans, Hertfordshire;
founded c.1091 (before 1093) by Peter de Valoines, manor granted by William the Conqueror;
dissolved 1539; granted to Sir Thomas Paston; demolition ensued but the plan to build a mansion was abandoned; navel of conventual church in parochial use as the Priory Church of St Mary and the Holy Cross. Owned by Norfolk Archaeological Trust and English Heritage
The Priory Church of Saint Mary the Virgin, Binham

The Priory Church of St Peter and St Paul, Binham?
[6][7][8]52°55′12″N 0°56′48″E / 52.920026°N 0.94667°E / 52.920026; 0.94667 (Binham Priory)
Blackborough Priory ^ The priory of Blackborough - geograph.org.uk - 1290756.jpg Benedictine monks
founded c.1150 by Roger de Scales and his wife Muriel;
Benedictine monks and nuns
granted extended for use as a double house by Robert de Scales, son of the founders c.1170(?);
Benedictine nuns alone 1200; dissolved 1537; granted to the Bishop of Norwich 1550/1; remains incorporated into a private house
The Priory Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary and Saint Catherine, Blackborough [9][10]

52°41′54″N 0°28′30″E / 52.6982645°N 0.4749656°E / 52.6982645; 0.4749656 (Blackborough Priory)
Blakeney Friary Carmelite Friars
land granted 1295/6 by Richard Stomer and others with the consent of their lord Sir William Roos; founded 1304-16;
buildings completed 1321; dissolved 1538; granted to William Rede 1541/2; granted to Lady Anne Calthorpe; passed to the local Pepys family; remains incorporated into Friarage Farmhouse
Snitterley Whitefriars;
Sniterley Whitefriars
Blakeney[11][12]

52°57′19″N 1°01′24″E / 52.9553103°N 1.0234076°E / 52.9553103; 1.0234076 (Blakeney Whitefriars)
Bradmer Friary Carmelite Friars
founded c.1241 (1242-7) by Ralph Hempnale (Hemenhale) and Sir William de Calthrop;
transferred to new site at Burnham Norton c.1253
[13]
Bromehill Priory Augustinian Canons Regular
founded before 1224 by Sir Hugh de Plaiz; dissolved 14 May 1528 for Cardinal Wolsey's college at Ipswich; priory demolished; granted to the Fellows of Christ's College, Cambridge by Edward VI
The Priory Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary and Saint Thomas the Martyr, Bromehill [14][15]

52°27′26″N 0°37′59″E / 52.4572156°N 0.6331784°E / 52.4572156; 0.6331784 (Bromehill Priory)
Bromholm Priory Bromholm Priory.JPG Cluniac monks
alien house: dependent on Castle Acre Priory;
founded 1113 by William de Glanville;
direct Cluniac rule c.1195;became denizen: independent from 1390; dissolved 1536; granted to Thomas Woodhouse 1545/6
The Priory Church of St Andrew, Bromholm
____________________
Broomholm Priory
[16][17]

52°50′46″N 1°28′57″E / 52.8460646°N 1.4823765°E / 52.8460646; 1.4823765 (Bromholm Priory)
Burnham Norton Friary Burnham Norton Friary 8.JPG Carmelite Friars
(community founded at Bradmer c.1241 (1242-7)); transferred from Bradmer 1253 (1252); dissolved 1538; granted to William, Lord Cobham 1541/2
[13][18]52°57′04″N 0°44′06″E / 52.9510297°N 0.7349038°E / 52.9510297; 0.7349038 (Burnham Norton Friary)
Carbrooke Preceptory possibly Knights Templar
possibly founded before 1173 by granted by the husband of Maud, Countess of Clare, with preceptory unfinished;
Knights Hospitaller
founded c.1182: Maud, Countess of Clare granted churches of St Peter, Great Carbrook and St John the Baptist, Little Carbrook and manor of Carbrook; dissolved 1540; granted to Sir Richard Gresham and Sir Richard Southwell 1543/4
Carbroke Preceptory [19][20]52°34′54″N 0°52′42″E / 52.5816927°N 0.878225°E / 52.5816927; 0.878225 (Carbrooke Preceptory)
Carbrook Cell Sisters of the Order of St John of Jerusalem cell
founded unknown, transferred to Buckland c. 1180


Carrow Priory Benedictine nuns
(community founded at Norwich between 1100 and 1135); transferred here 1146, founded by two sisters of the earlier site which was granted land by King Stephen; dissolved 1536; granted to Sir John Shelton 1538; prioress's house incorporated into later residence; remains situated within the grounds of Reckitt & Colman's works
The Priory Church of Saint Mary of Carhowe [21][22][23][24]

52°37′06″N 1°18′41″E / 52.6182939°N 1.3114795°E / 52.6182939; 1.3114795 (Carrow Priory)
Castle Acre Priory CastleAcrePriory.JPG Cluniac monks
alien house: dependent on Lewes, Sussex;
founded 1089 (or before 1085) by William de Warenne, 2nd Earl of Surrey;
became denizen: independent from sometime between 1351 and 1374;
dissolved 22 November 1537; granted to Thomas Howard, Duke of Norfolk 1537/8;
priors lodgings retained as a residence;
passed into ownership of Sir Edward Coke, and remains in that family;
in guardianship of Ministry of Works 1929; (EH)
The Priory Church of Saint Mary, Castle Acre

Priory Church of Saint Mary, Saint Peter and Saint Paul
____________________
Castleacre Priory
[25][26]

52°42′00″N 0°41′06″E / 52.7000346°N 0.6850147°E / 52.7000346; 0.6850147 (Castle Acre Priory)
Choseley Monastery Lazarites
founded before 1273 (before the reign of Edward I) by the Earl of Gifford;
dissolved 1544/5; granted Sir John Dudley, Viscount Lisle
Coxford Priory CoxfordPriory.JPG Augustinian Canons Regular
(community founded at the church of St Mary, Rudham (East) c.1140);
transferred to new site c.1216 (early in the reign of Henry III);
dissolved 22 January 1536;
granted to Thomas, Duke of Norfolk 1537
Cokesford Priory [27][28][29]

52°49′37″N 0°44′30″E / 52.82698°N 0.74172°E / 52.82698; 0.74172 (Coxford Priory)
Crabhouse Priory Augustinian Canonesses
founded c.1181 by Roger, prior, and canons of Ranham (Norman's Burrow) with the consent of their founder William de Lesewis (Leseurs) for the anchoress Lena;
flooded and temporarily abandoned c.1200;
church and many buildings partly rebuilt 1402-4;
rebuilt 1420-4;
dissolved 1536; granted to Sir John Gage;
house named 'Crabb's Abbey' built on site
The Priory Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary and Saint John the Evangelist

St Mary, St John and St Thomas
[30][31]

52°38′40″N 0°21′55″E / 52.6444045°N 0.3653544°E / 52.6444045; 0.3653544 (Crabhouse Priory)
Creake Abbey CreakeAbbey.JPG chapel
hospital
founded before 1189 (during the reign of Henry II) by Lady Alice de Nerford and her husband Sir Robert who used the chapel to found a hospital;
Augustinian Canons Regular
founded 1206, the master becoming a canon, changing the hospital to a priory with the consent of the widowed Alice;
hospital dedicated to St Bartholomew after(?)1217;
raised to abbey status 1231 by Henry III;
canons wiped out by plague 1506, abbot survived to 12 December 1506;
passed to the Crown 1506; (EH)
The Priory Church of Saint Mary de Pratis
____________________
North Creake Abbey;
Creek Abbey
[32][33]



52°55′14″N 0°45′34″E / 52.9206871°N 0.7594219°E / 52.9206871; 0.7594219 (Creake Abbey)

Custhorpe Cell(?) Augustinian Canons Regular
cell(?)[note 1] dependent on West Acre; possibly a chapel intermittently served by a canon
[34]

52°42′05″N 0°38′41″E / 52.701421°N 0.6448487°E / 52.701421; 0.6448487 (Custhorpe Cell (purported))
Docking Priory DockingPriorySite.JPG Benedictine monks
alien house: cell or grange dependent on Ivry-la-Bataille;
founded 12th century;
dissolved 1455;
granted as a 'priory' to Eton College 1436?[note 2]
[35][36]

52°53′34″N 0°36′53″E / 52.8926583°N 0.6147945°E / 52.8926583; 0.6147945 (Docking Priory)
East Dereham Monastery Saxon nuns
nunnery and probable minster founded before 743 by St Withburga;
?destroyed in raids by the Danes c. 870; sole remains are a holy well, reputedly associated with the monastery
[37]52°40′51″N 0°56′14″E / 52.6809578°N 0.937132°E / 52.6809578; 0.937132 (East Dereham Monastery (site))
Field Dalling Grange Savignac monks
alien house
founded 1138 by Maud de Harscolye: James de Sancto Hylario granted land to the abbey of the Holy Trinity, Savigny;
Cistercian monks
orders merged 17 September 1147;
(referred to as a priory cell, but believed to be a grange);
dissolved 1414; granted by the Crown to Epworth Priory;
granted to the Spittle-on-the-Street, Lincolnshire;
granted to the Carthusians of Coventry, Warwickshire (West Midlands);
granted to the Carthusian priory of Mount Grace 1462;
granted to Martyng Hastings and James Borne
Dallingfield Priory;
Field-Dalling Priory;
Fieldallyng Priory
[38][39]

52°54′17″N 0°59′09″E / 52.9045926°N 0.9858727°E / 52.9045926; 0.9858727 (Field Dalling Grange)
Flitcham Priory FlitchamPriory.JPG Augustinian Canons Regular
founded c.1217 (early in the reign of Henry III) by Sir Robert Aguillon (granted to Dametta de Flitcham);
in decay by 1528;
dissolved 1538; granted to Edward Lord Clinton 1538/9;
house built on site 16th century
St Mary ad Fontes [40][41]

52°48′32″N 0°34′20″E / 52.8088678°N 0.5723405°E / 52.8088678; 0.5723405 (Flitcham Priory)
Gorleston Friary Augustinian Friars (under the Limit of Cambridge)
founded before 1267; William Woderove given as founder 14th century;
dissolved 1538, surrendered to Richard Ingworth, Bishop of Dover
Great Massingham Priory GreatMassinghamPriorySite.JPG Augustinian Canons Regular
founded before/c.1260 probably by Nicholas le (/de) Syre (originally termed a hospital, with a prior as master);
dilapidated 1475-6;
refounded as a cell of West Acre;
dissolved 1538; granted to Sir Thomas Gresham
St Mary and St Nicholas
____________________
Massingham Magna
[42][43]

52°46′30″N 0°39′43″E / 52.7748649°N 0.6618565°E / 52.7748649; 0.6618565 (Great Massingham Priory)
Great Witchingham Grange Cluniac monks
alien house: dependent on Longueville;
founded after 1093: manor and other endowments granted by Walter Giffard, 1st Earl of Buckingham;
possibly directly supervised by monks from time-to-time
dissolved after 1414
Great Yarmouth — St Nicholas's Priory GreatYarmouthPriory.jpg Benedictine monks
cell dependent on Norwich;
founded 1101 by Herbert de Losinga, Bishop of Norwich;
Church of St Nicholas was associated with the priory;
dissolved 1539;
granted to Norwich Cathedral;
restored 1835;
destroyed by bombing in World War II; restored, currently in parochial use as the Parish Church of St Nicholas;
the conventual Great Hall currently in use as Priory School
The Priory Church of Saint Nicholas, Great Yarmouth; [44][45]

52°36′39″N 1°43′38″E / 52.610967°N 1.7273158°E / 52.610967; 1.7273158 (Great Yarmouth Priory)
Great Yarmouth Austin Friars ThetfordAustinFriarsSite.jpg Augustinian Friars
cell? under Gorleston
founded 1339?: royal permission granted;
existence purported by old tradition
dissolution unknown[note 3]
[46][47]

52°35′11″N 1°43′29″E / 52.5864042°N 1.724622°E / 52.5864042; 1.724622 (Great Yarmouth Austin Friars)
Great Yarmouth Blackfriars SiteOfGreatYarmouthBlackfriars.jpg Dominican Friars (under the Visitation of Cambridge)
founded before 1267 by Sir William Garbridge;
inundated by the sea 1287, and sea wall constructed;
church destroyed by fire 1525;
dissolved 1538; granted to Richard Andrews and Sir Leonard Chamberlain.1542/3
[48][49]

52°36′01″N 1°43′43″E / 52.6002293°N 1.7287427°E / 52.6002293; 1.7287427 (Great Yarmouth Blackfriars)
Great Yarmouth Greyfriars Great Yarmouth Greyfriars.jpg Franciscan Friars Minor, Conventual (under the Custody of Cambridge)
founded after 1226(?)-1271 by Sir William Garbridge;
dissolved 1538; granted to Sir Richard Williams, alias Cromwell 1541/2; leased 1582 as a lodging for important visitors, and part used by local civilian militia;
site sold to John Woodroffe 1657; later divided and sold;
monastic remains incorporated into 17th century and later buildings;
remains of the cloister were opened up late 19th century, with other remains restored 1945 and thereafter
[50][51]

52°36′19″N 1°43′34″E / 52.6051815°N 1.7262161°E / 52.6051815; 1.7262161 (Great Yarmouth Greyfriars)
Great Yarmouth Whitefriars Carmelite Friars
founded before 1277 by Edward I;
destroyed by fire 1 April 1509;
dissolved 1538 by Richard Ingworth, Bishop of Dover; granted to Thomas Denton and Richard Nottingham 1544/5;
house built on site 17th century
[52][53]

52°36′30″N 1°43′25″E / 52.6082046°N 1.7236733°E / 52.6082046; 1.7236733 (Great Yarmouth Whitefriars)
Haddiscoe Preceptory Knights Templar
founded before 1218;
dissolved 1308-12
[54]

52°30′58″N 1°35′41″E / 52.5162065°N 1.5948173°E / 52.5162065; 1.5948173 (Haddiscoe Preceptory)
Heacham Grange Cluniac monks
alien house: grange(?) dependent on Lewes, Sussex;
founded before 1088: endowments including mansion and estates granted to Lewes by William de Warenne;
cell purported to have existed (evidence disputed) — possibly directly supervised by monks from time-to-time;
dissolution unknown
[55]

52°54′16″N 0°28′54″E / 52.9045214°N 0.481655°E / 52.9045214; 0.481655 (Heacham Cell (purported))
Hempton Priory HemptonPriorySite.JPG hospital
founded before 1135 (during the reign of Henry I) by Roger de St Martin (St Martins), with Richard Ward (who became the first prior when the hospital became a priory)
Augustinian Canons Regular
founded before 1135;
hospital continued to after 1200;
dissolved 1536; granted to Sir William Fermer 1545/6
The Priory Church of Saint Stephen, Hempton
____________________
Fakenham Priory;
Hampton Priory
[56][57]

52°49′25″N 0°50′34″E / 52.8235448°N 0.8428064°E / 52.8235448; 0.8428064 (Hempton Priory)
Hickling Priory # Augustinian Canons Regular
founded 1185 by Theobald de Valentia, son of Robert de Valoines;
dissolved 1536; granted to the Bishop of Norwich
The Priory Church of Saint Mary, Saint Augustine and All Saints, Hickling 1545/6 [58][59]

52°46′03″N 1°35′01″E / 52.7674128°N 1.5834769°E / 52.7674128; 1.5834769 (Hickling Priory)
Hitcham Cell Cluniac monks
founded during in the reign of William II by William Warren, Earl of Surrey;
dissolved; granted to Thomas, Duke of Norfolk 1537/8
Horsham St Faith Priory HorshamStFaithPriory Refectory.jpg Benedictine monks
(community founded at Kirkscroft 1105);
alien house: dependent on Conches;
transferred here after 1105;
became denizen: independent from 1390;
dissolved 1536; granted to Sir Edward Elrington 1543/4
The Priory Church of Saint Faith, Horsham [60][61]

52°41′17″N 1°16′39″E / 52.6881677°N 1.2774611°E / 52.6881677; 1.2774611 (Horsham St Faith Priory)
Horstead Priory Benedictine monks
alien house: priory or grange? dependent on La Trinitè, Caen;
founded c.1090 by William II to nunnery at Caen;
nuns appear not to have resided here; probably run by a monk using the title 'prior'
dissolved 1414; granted to King's College, Cambridge 1291
Horestead Grange;
Horstead Priory
[62][63]

52°43′17″N 1°20′42″E / 52.7214974°N 1.3451278°E / 52.7214974; 1.3451278 (Horestead Priory)
Ingham Priory + Ingham Priory.JPG secular canons collegiate
founded c.1355 by Sir Miles Stapleton who was granted licence to enlarge church 1355;
Trinitarian Canons
founded 1360
abandoned between 1534 and 1536;
dissolved 1536; prospective purchaser falsely asserted the house to be of Crutched Friars;
granted to the Bishop of Norwich 1544/5;
The Swan Inn public house, adjacent to the church, also stands on the site of the priory
The Priory Church of the Holy Trinity and All Saints, Ingham [64][65]

52°46′45″N 1°32′38″E / 52.7790672°N 1.5437937°E / 52.7790672; 1.5437937 (Ingham Priory)
King's Lynn Benedictine Priory KingsLynnPriory.JPG Benedictine monks
founded 1095;
dissolved 1538; granted to the Dean and Chapter of Norwich;
site of the prior's house consecrated and incorporated into St Margaret's churchyard early 17th century;
demolished apart from small section incorporated into later building
The Priory & Parish Church of Saint Margaret with Saint Mary Magdalen and All the Virgin Saints, King's Lynn

The Priory & Parish Church of Saint Margaret with St Nicholas, King's Lynn (from 1101)
[66][67]

52°45′05″N 0°23′43″E / 52.7514867°N 0.3953362°E / 52.7514867; 0.3953362 (King's Lynn Priory)
King's Lynn Austin Friars KingsLynnAustinFriars.JPG Augustinian Friars (under the Custody of Cambridge)
founded before 1295;
dissolved 30 September 1538; granted to John Eyer 1544/5
[68][69]

52°45′23″N 0°23′49″E / 52.7563277°N 0.3970152°E / 52.7563277; 0.3970152 (King's Lynn Austin Friary)
King's Lynn Blackfriars Dominican Friars (under the Visitation of Cambridge)
founded before 1256 by Thomas Gedney;
dissolved 1539 (1538); granted to John Eyer 1544/5
[70][71]

52°45′13″N 0°23′59″E / 52.75349°N 0.3997242°E / 52.75349; 0.3997242 (King's Lynn Blackfriars)
King's Lynn Greyfriars KingsLynnGreyfriars.JPG Franciscan Friars Minor, Conventual (under the Custody of Cambridge)
founded c.1230, purportedly by Thomas Feltham;
dissolved 1538
[72][73]

52°45′04″N 0°23′58″E / 52.7511068°N 0.3993326°E / 52.7511068; 0.3993326 (King's Lynn Greyfriars)
King's Lynn Sack Friary Friars of the Sack
founded before 1266;
dissolved after 1307
[74][75]

52°44′59″N 0°23′50″E / 52.7497821°N 0.3972834°E / 52.7497821; 0.3972834 (King's Lynn Friars of the Sack)
King's Lynn Whitefriars KingsLynnWhitefriars.JPG Carmelite Friars
founded before c.1260, possibly by Lord Bardolph;
dissolved 30 September 1538; granted to John Eyer
White Friars, King's Lynn [76][77]

52°44′56″N 0°23′49″E / 52.7488859°N 0.3969616°E / 52.7488859; 0.3969616 (King's Lynn Whitefriars)
Kirkscroft Priory Benedictine monks
alien house: dependent on Conches;
founded c.1105 by Robert FitzWalter and his wife Sybil;
transferred to new site at Horsham St Faith shortly afterwards
The Blessed Virgin Mary [60]

Langley Abbey LangleyAbbey.jpg Premonstratensian Canons
daughter of Alnwick, Northumberland;
founded 1198 by Robert Fitz Roger;
dissolved 1536; granted to John Berney 1546/7
[78][79][80][81]

52°34′20″N 1°29′08″E / 52.572177°N 1.4856005°E / 52.572177; 1.4856005 (Langley Abbey)
Lessingham Priory Benedictine monks
alien house: cell or grange dependent on Bec-Hellouin
founded c.1090;
dissolved c.1414
[82]

52°48′04″N 1°32′49″E / 52.8010377°N 1.5470606°E / 52.8010377; 1.5470606 (Lessingham Priory)
Ling Priory Benedictine nuns
foundation unknown;
dissolved c.1160
Ludham, St Benet's Abbey StBenetOfHolmAbbey.jpg
StBenetOfHolmAbbeyGatehouse.jpg
hermits
founded c.800 by Saxon monks under Suneman (or Prince Horn);
destroyed in raids by Danes 870
monks or secular canons collegiate
rebuilt c.960 by Wulfric;
Benedictine monks
refounded by Cnut;
never suppressed, granted to the Bishop of Norwich 1536;
probably abandoned before 1539
St Benet of Holm Abbey;
St Benet's of Hulme Abbey
[83][84]

52°41′09″N 1°31′30″E / 52.6859386°N 1.525088°E / 52.6859386; 1.525088 (St Benet's Priory)
Marham Abbey MarhamPriory.JPG Cistercian nuns
founded 1249 (1251), endowed by the Countess of Arundel;
dissolved 1536; granted to Sir Nicholas Hare and Robert Hare 1546/7
The Blessed Virgin Mary, St Barbara and St Edmund, Marham [85][86]

52°39′33″N 0°31′22″E / 52.6592°N 0.5227°E / 52.6592; 0.5227 (Marham Abbey)
Modeney Priory Benedictine monks
founded before 1291;
dissolved c.1536; granted to Robert Hogan 1543/4
Modney Priory [87][88]

52°32′24″N 0°22′06″E / 52.5400383°N 0.3682941°E / 52.5400383; 0.3682941 (Modeney Priory)
Molycourt Priory MolycourtPriory.JPG Benedictine monks
foundation unknown (pre-Conquest);
cell dependent on Ely;
granted to Ely 1446;
dissolved with Ely 1539;
site partly occupied by farmhouse
St Mary Bello Loco
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Mullicourt Priory
[89][90]

52°36′09″N 0°15′39″E / 52.6023699°N 0.2607536°E / 52.6023699; 0.2607536 (Mullincourt Priory)
Mountjoy Priory Benedictine monks
cell dependent on Wymondham;
founded after 1189;
Augustinian Canons Regular
granted to Augustinians after 1199 (early in the reign of John) by William de Gyney (Gisnetto/Gisneto);
dissolved 1 April 1529 for Cardinal Wolsey's colleges
St Laurence

St Mary the Virgin, St Michael and St Laurence
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Monte Jovis Priory
[91][92]

52°43′31″N 1°11′40″E / 52.7253868°N 1.1943475°E / 52.7253868; 1.1943475 (Mountjoy Priory)
Narford Cell Augustinian Canons Regular
purported cell dependent on West Acre;
officiating in the Chapel of St Thomas a Becket
[93]

52°41′10″N 0°36′09″E / 52.6860866°N 0.6024671°E / 52.6860866; 0.6024671 (Narford Cell)
Newbridge Hermitage hermit's chapel
founded 1094[note 4]
Normansburgh Priory Augustinian Canons Regular
founded c.1160
Cluniac monks
alien house: cell dependent on Castle Acre;
refounded c.1200;
became denizen: independent from sometime between 1351 and 1374;
dissolved 1537
The Priory Church of Saint Mary the Virgin and Saint John the Evangelist
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Norman's Burrow Priory
[94][95]

52°46′50″N 0°48′03″E / 52.7805015°N 0.8008325°E / 52.7805015; 0.8008325 (Normansburgh Priory)
Norwich Austin Friars Augustinian Friars (under the Limit of Cambridge)
founded after 1277 (apparently)/before 1289;
dissolved 29 August 1538; granted to Sir Thomas Henneage and William Lord Willoughby 1548/9
[96][97]

52°37′35″N 1°18′02″E / 52.6265183°N 1.3006675°E / 52.6265183; 1.3006675 (Norwich Whitefriars)
Norwich Blackfriars, earlier site Dominican Friars (under the Visitation of Cambridge)
founded 1226 by Sir Thomas Gelham;
transferred to new site (see immediately below) 1307;
property retained by friars;
friars retired from new site when destroyed by fire 1413;
returned to St Andrew's Hall 1449
Black Hall;
Old House
[98][99]

52°38′02″N 1°17′45″E / 52.6340005°N 1.2957054°E / 52.6340005; 1.2957054 (Norwich Blackfriars, earlier site)
Norwich Blackfriars Dominican Friars
(community founded at earlier site (see immediately above ) 1226);
licence for acquisition of site granted by Edward II by 1307;
transferred here before 1307
destroyed by fire 1413; friars retired to Old Hall (see above);
rebuilt; friars returned 1449; dissolved 1538; granted to the Mayor and citizens of Norwich 1540/1; now Blackfriars Hall
[99][100][101]

52°38′00″N 1°17′41″E / 52.6333364°N 1.2946969°E / 52.6333364; 1.2946969 (Norwich Blackfriars)
Norwich, Friary de Domina Friars of St Mary (actually Pied Friars)
founded before c.1290 from a legacy granted by Roger de Tybenham;
founded before 1274-5;
community perished in the Black Death 1349, house becoming private property
[102][103]

52°37′29″N 1°18′05″E / 52.6246219°N 1.3014735°E / 52.6246219; 1.3014735 (Norwich Friary de Domina)
Norwich Friars of the Sack Friars of the Sack
founded c.1258: site secured for the friars in the parish of St Peter Hungate;
dissolved before 1307; granted to Dominicans
[103][104]

Norwich Greyfriars Franciscan Friars Minor, Conventual (under the Custody of Cambridge)
founded 1226 by John de Hastingford in a house in Ciningsford (modern Conisford); dissolved 1538
[105][106]

52°37′45″N 1°17′58″E / 52.6292079°N 1.2994766°E / 52.6292079; 1.2994766 (Norwich Greyfriars)
Norwich Pied Friars Pied Friars
founded before 1290;
dissolved c.1307;
granted to the hospital of Beck in Billingford and converted into a chantry and collegiate 14th century which continued until the dissolution
[13][107]

52°37′38″N 1°17′58″E / 52.6273609°N 1.2994605°E / 52.6273609; 1.2994605 (Norwich — Pied Friars)
Norwich Priory Benedictine nuns
founded between 1100 and 1135 (during the reign of Henry I);
transferred c.1146 to Carrow
St Mary and St John
Norwich Whitefriars Carmelite Friars
founded 1256 by Philip Cougate of Norwich;
dissolved 1538; granted to Richard Andrews and Leonard Chamberlain 1542/3;
remains now in use as a printing museum
[108][109]

52°38′09″N 1°18′04″E / 52.6357195°N 1.3010216°E / 52.6357195; 1.3010216 (Norwich — Whitefriars)
Norwich — St Giles Hospital ^ hospital
founded 1249;
Augustinian Canons Regular
from 1310 the master and brothers wore the Austin canons' habit;
much of the medieval fabric survives in the establishment which has been in continual use since foundation
The Great Hospital;
Hospital of St Giles
[110]

52°37′58″N 1°18′16″E / 52.6328187°N 1.3045782°E / 52.6328187; 1.3045782 (Norwich — St Giles Hospital)
Norwich — St Leonard's Priory Benedictine monks
founded c.1095 (1096), built by Herbert Losinga, Bishop of Norwich for accommodation of monks whilst the Cathedral and Priory were being constructed;
continued as a cell of Norwich Cathedral 1101;
dissolved 1539
The Priory Church of Saint Leonard, Norwich [111][112]

52°37′52″N 1°18′43″E / 52.6311615°N 1.3118684°E / 52.6311615; 1.3118684 (Norwich, St Leonard's Priory)
Norwich — St William's Cell Benedictine monks
cell dependent on Norwich[note 5];
founded before(?)1150;
St Catherine

St William
Norwich Cathedral Priory + NorwichCathedralSpire.JPG Benedictine monks
founded 1096-1101 by Bishop Herbert Losinga;
dissolved 1539; in use as episcopal diocesan cathedral 1096-present
The Cathedral and Priory Church of the Holy and Undivided Trinity, Norwich [113][114][115]52°37′55″N 1°18′04″E / 52.6318648°N 1.3012469°E / 52.6318648; 1.3012469 (Norwich Cathedral Priory)
Norwich, Christ Church Priory Benedictine monks
foundation unknown (before 1076) by Ingulf[note 6];
dissolved before 1076(?)
[116]

52°37′26″N 1°17′36″E / 52.6239214°N 1.2932968°E / 52.6239214; 1.2932968 (Norwich, Christ Church Priory)
Old Buckenham Priory Augustinian Canons Regular
founded c.1146 by William de Albini (William d'Aubigny), Earl of Chichester;
dissolved September 1536; granted to Sir Thomas Lovell
The Priory Church of Saint Mary, Saint James and All Saints, Buckenham
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Oldbuckenham Priory;
Buckenham Priory
[117][118]

52°29′28″N 1°02′58″E / 52.4909795°N 1.0495202°E / 52.4909795; 1.0495202 (Old Buckenham Priory)
Pentney Priory Pentneyabbey.jpg Augustinian Canons Regular
founded c.1130 (or during the reign of William the Conqueror) by Robert de Vallileus;
annexed by Wormegay 1468;
dissolved 1537; granted to Thomas Mildmay 1538/9;
remains incorporated into Abbey Farm and outbuildings which now occupy the site
[119][120]

52°40′45″N 0°30′57″E / 52.6792442°N 0.5158639°E / 52.6792442; 0.5158639 (Pentney Priory)
52°40′49″N 0°30′53″E / 52.6803913°N 0.5147531°E / 52.6803913; 0.5147531 (Pentney Priory gatehouse)
Peterstone Priory PeterstonePriory.JPG Augustinian Canons Regular
founded before 1200;
flooded 1378 and 1387;
dilapidated;
annexed to Walsingham 1449, ceasing to function as a priory;
granted 1550/1 to ?;
remains incorporated into Peterstone farmhouse
St Peter's Priory and Hospital [121][122]

52°57′07″N 0°46′11″E / 52.9520057°N 0.7696652°E / 52.9520057; 0.7696652 (Peterstone Priory)
Rudham Priory Augustinian Canons Regular
founded c.1140 by William Cheney;
transferred to Coxford 1216
St Mary
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East Rudham Priory


52°49′16″N 0°42′38″E / 52.8210098°N 0.7105386°E / 52.8210098; 0.7105386 (Rudham Priory)
Sheringham Cell Augustinian Canons Regular — Arroasian
cell dependent on Notley, Buckinghamshire;
founded before 1164;
dissolved before 1345(?)
Shouldham Priory Gilbertine Canons and nuns — double house
founded after 1193 by Geoffrey Fitx Peters (Jeffery Fitz Piers) (later Earl of Essex);
dissolved 15 October 1538; granted to Thomas Mildmay 1553;
standing remains demolished c.1831;
farmhouse and garden occupy the site
The Priory Church of the Holy Cross and the Blessed Virgin Mary, Shouldham [123][124]

52°39′23″N 0°28′56″E / 52.6562866°N 0.4823524°E / 52.6562866; 0.4823524 (Shouldham Priory)
Sleves Holm Priory # Cluniac monks
alien house: dependent on Castle Acre;
founded before 1290, either granted by William de Warenne in 1222-6 or established during the reign of Stephen;
became denizen: independent from between 1351 and 1374;
dissolved 1537
The Blessed Virgin Mary and St Giles
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Slevesholm Priory
[125]

52°32′07″N 0°30′31″E / 52.5353451°N 0.5086863°E / 52.5353451; 0.5086863 (Sleves Holm Priory (site))
Sporle Priory Benedictine monks
alien house: cell dependent on St Florent-de-Saumur;
founded before 1123; church of St Mary and other endowments granted by Alan son of Flaald: papal confirmation 1123;
vacant for a time after the Black Death;
dissolved c.1414; granted to Eaton College 1440 (1558/9, according to Cobbett)
[126][127]

52°40′08″N 0°44′05″E / 52.6688242°N 0.7347161°E / 52.6688242; 0.7347161 (Sporle Priory)
Stove Cell Cluniac monks
alleged cell dependent on Castle Acre, no record of monks in residence
Thetford Austin Friars # ThetfordAustinFriarsSite.jpg Augustinian Friars (under the Limit of Cambridge)
founded c.1387 by John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster, who made a benefaction: land granted by Sir Thomas Morley and Simon Barbour, apparently established 1389;
dissolved September 1538; granted to Sir Richard Fulmerestoone 1540/1;
nothing of the founded currently visible, remains of the foundations are believed to exist beneath the ground
[128][129]

52°24′37″N 0°45′21″E / 52.4101643°N 0.7558411°E / 52.4101643; 0.7558411 (Thetford Austin Friars)
Thetford Blackfriars episcopal diocesan cathedral for the diocese of East Anglia
founded 1072;
see transferred to Norwich 9 April 1094-1096;
(converted for use as Cluniac Priory until 1114 (v. Thetford Priory, earlier site, infra), after which it lain waste for over 200 years);
Dominican Friars (under the Visitation of Cambridge)
founded 1335: church of St Mary the Great granted by Henry, Earl of Lancaster, confirmed by the King 20 July 1335;
the Church of the Holy Trinity (founded 1072) made the friary church;
dissolved 1538;
remains of friary church, now incorporated into school buildings
[130][131]

52°24′49″N 0°44′40″E / 52.4136533°N 0.7444364°E / 52.4136533; 0.7444364 (Thetford Blackfriars)
Thetford — Holy Sepulchre Priory ThetfordHolySepulchre.jpg Augustinian Canons Regular — Holy Sepulchre
founded after 1139 by William de Warenne, Earl of Surrey on land granted by King Stephen
Augustinian Canons Regular (independent)
before c.1260;
dissolved 1536
The Canon's Priory;
The Canons
[132][133]

52°24′49″N 0°44′26″E / 52.4137285°N 0.7406223°E / 52.4137285; 0.7406223 (Thetford — Holy Sepulchre Priory)
Thetford Priory, earlier site episcopal diocesan cathedral for East Anglia
founded 1072;
see transferred to Norwich 9 April 1094-1096;
Cluniac monks
alien house: dependent on Lewes, Sussex;
founded 1103-4, built by Robert Bigot;
transferred to new site (see immediately below) 1114;
site granted to Dominican Friars 1335 (v. Thetford Blackfriars, supra)
[56]

52°24′49″N 0°44′40″E / 52.4136°N 0.7444°E / 52.4136; 0.7444 (Thetford Priory, earlier site)
Thetford Priory ThetfordPriory.jpg Cluniac monks
alien house: dependent on Lewes, Sussex;
(community founded at earlier site (see immediately above) 1103-4);
transferred here 1114;
became denizen: independent from 1376;
dissolved 16 February 1540; granted to Thomas, Duke of Norfolk 1540/1; (EH)
St Mary [134][135]

52°25′00″N 0°44′33″E / 52.4166798°N 0.7426232°E / 52.4166798; 0.7426232 (Thetford Priory)
Thetford — St George's Priory ThetfordNunnery.jpg Benedictine monks
cell dependent on Bury St Edmunds;
founded after 1020 (during the reign of Cnut) by Abbot Uvius;
abandoned 1160;
Benedictine nuns — from Ling
refounded c.1160 by Abbot Hugh de Norwold;
dissolved February 1537; granted to Richard Fulmerstone Esq. 1538/9
The Priory Church of Saint George, Thetford [136]

52°24′21″N 0°45′08″E / 52.4059273°N 0.7521987°E / 52.4059273; 0.7521987 (Thetford, St George's Priory)
Toft Monks Priory # Benedictine monks
alien house: dependent on St-Pierre, Preaux;
founded between 1087 and 1100 (during the reign of William II) Church of St Margaret and its endowments granted to the Abbey of St-Pierre, Preaux
dissolved 1414; granted to Witham, Somerset; transferred to King's College, Cambridge 1462
[137]

52°29′57″N 1°33′50″E / 52.4991249°N 1.5639853°E / 52.4991249; 1.5639853 (Toft Monks Priory (site))
Walsingham Friary WalsinghamFriary.jpg Franciscan Friars (under the Custody of Cambridge)
founded 1 February 1347 by Elizabeth de Burgh (Burgo), Countess of Clare: licence granted by Edward III;
dissolved 1538; granted to John Eyer 1544/5
Walsginham Greyfriars [138][139]

52°53′31″N 0°52′19″E / 52.8920758°N 0.8719057°E / 52.8920758; 0.8719057 (Walsingham Friary)
Walsingham Priory WalsinghamPriory.jpg secular chapel
founded before 1066;
Augustinian Canons Regular
founded 1153 by Geoffrey de Favarches (or the widow of Richoldis de Favarches) incorporating the Chapel of Our Lady of Walsingham (founded before 1066);
dissolved 1538; granted to Thomas Sidney 1539/40;
now in private ownership with public access
Little Walsingham Priory [140][141][142]

52°53′37″N 0°52′31″E / 52.8936066°N 0.8754033°E / 52.8936066; 0.8754033 (Walsingham Priory)
Welle Priory, in Gayton WellePrioryNorfolk.JPG Benedictine monks
alien house: cell dependent on St-Etienne, Caen;
founded c.1081 (during the reign of William the Conqueror) by William de Streis, who granted the manor of Well and the church of Gayton;
united with Panfield c.1275,
dissolved 1415; granted to St Stephen's, Westminster 1469;
granted to the Bishops of Ely 1548/9;
site currently occupied by house named 'Well Hall' built on site 18th century (c.1700)
Well Hall Priory;
Welles Priory
[143][144]

52°45′09″N 0°33′19″E / 52.7523764°N 0.555169°E / 52.7523764; 0.555169 (Welle Priory)
Wendling Abbey Premonstratensian Canons
daughter of Langley;
founded c.1267 by Rev. William of Wendling;
due to be suppressed 1528 for Wolsey's Colleges, but delayed;
dissolved 1536-7; granted to Edward Dyer and H. Cressener 1573/4
The Abbey Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Wendling [145][146]

52°40′42″N 0°52′01″E / 52.6783742°N 0.8668095°E / 52.6783742; 0.8668095 (Wendling Abbey)
Wereham, Priory of St. Winwaloe WerehamPriory.JPG Benedictine monks
alien house: cell dependent on Montreuil;
founded before 1199 by the Earl of Clare;
dissolved c.1321: sold 1321; granted to West Dereham 1336;
granted to Thomas Guibon and William Mynn;
conventual remains appear to be incorporated into Winnold House built on site
St Winwaloe
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Wirham Priory
[147][148]

52°36′26″N 0°29′28″E / 52.6072029°N 0.4910964°E / 52.6072029; 0.4910964 (Wereham, Priory of St. Winwaloe)
West Acre Priory WestAcrePriory.JPG Black canons
probably founded before 1100 (during the reign of William II) by Oliver, parish priest;
brothers joined the Augustinian order c.1135 (possibly late in the reign of Henry I);
Augustinian Canons Regular
transferred c.1135; dissolved 15 January 1538; granted to Thomas Gresham 1553
The Priory Church of Saint Mary and All Saints, West Acre
Westacre Priory
[149][150]

52°42′11″N 0°38′01″E / 52.7031715°N 0.6337202°E / 52.7031715; 0.6337202 (West Acre Priory)
West Dereham Abbey WestDerehamAbbey.JPG Premonstratensian Canons — from Welbeck, Nottinghamshire
daughter of Welbeck;
founded 1188 by Hubert Walter, Dean of York (later Bishop of Salisbury);
dissolved 1539; granted to Thomas Dereham 1539/40
The Abbey Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary [151][152]

52°34′41″N 0°27′01″E / 52.5780915°N 0.4502356°E / 52.5780915; 0.4502356 (West Dereham Abbey)
Weybourne Priory Weybourne Priory.JPG Augustine Canons Regular
dependent on West Acre;
founded 1199 by Sir Ralph Mainwaring (Meyngaryn);
independent from 1314;
dissolved 1536; granted to Richard Heydon 1545/6
The Priory Church of Saint Mary and All Saints, Weybourne
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Waburn Priory
[153][154]

52°56′37″N 1°08′29″E / 52.9435323°N 1.1414033°E / 52.9435323; 1.1414033 (Weybourne Priory)
Weybridge Priory Weybridge TheBridgeInn.jpg Augustinian Canons Regular
priory cell;
founded 1272 (before 1225) by Hugh Bigod, Earl of Norfolk;
dissolved 1536; granted to Richard Fulmerstone 1538/9
St Mary [155][156]

52°38′52″N 1°34′05″E / 52.6477585°N 1.5680623°E / 52.6477585; 1.5680623 (Weybridge Priory)
Witchingham Priory Cluniac monks
alien house: cell or grange dependent on Longueville;
founded c.1093 by Walter Giffard, 1st Earl of Buckingham who granted churches, manors and land to the priory of St Faith, Longueville, Rouen;
dissolved 1414, reverting to the Crown;
granted to New College, Oxford 1460
[157][158]

52°44′10″N 1°05′59″E / 52.7361138°N 1.0996923°E / 52.7361138; 1.0996923 (Witchingham Priory)
Wormegay Priory $ WormegayPriory.JPG Augustinian Canons Regular
founded 1189-99 (during the reign of Richard I or of John) by William de Warenne;
cell dependent on Pentney 1468;
dissolved 1537; granted to the Bishop of Norwich 1550/1
The Priory Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Holy Cross and Saint John the Evangelist, Wormegay [159][160]

52°41′12″N 0°26′36″E / 52.6867101°N 0.4433249°E / 52.6867101; 0.4433249 (Wormegay Priory)
Wretham Grange Benedictine monks
alien house: grange(?) dependent on Conches;
founded c.1260(?): granted by Roger de Tony, son of Radulph — charter witnessed by Richard de Rom;
a parcel of Wootton Wawen, with possibly a single monk, if any;
dissolution unknown;
church was rebuilt mid-14th and 15th century
granted to Sir Roland Lenthall for life 1415;
possessed by the Provost and Fellows of King's College, Cambridge 1443;
church in parochial use after suppression; abandoned 1793; now in ruins
West Wretham Grange;
Werteham Grange
[161]

52°29′17″N 0°47′49″E / 52.4880593°N 0.7968441°E / 52.4880593; 0.7968441 (Wretham Grange)
Wymondham Abbey + WymondhamAbbey1.jpg Benedictine monks
dependent on St Albans, Hertfordshire;
priory founded 1107 (in the tenure of Abbot Richard de Albini) by William de Albini: charter witnessed by Roger Bigod;
raised to abbey status 1449;
dissolved 1538; granted to Sir William Hadden 1545/6;
church, partly ruined, now in parochial use
The Abbey Church of Saint Mary the Virgin, Wymondham
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Wymondham Priory
[162][163]

52°34′14″N 1°06′27″E / 52.5704359°N 1.1074305°E / 52.5704359; 1.1074305 (Wymondham Abbey)

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  1. ^ Custhorpe — given as a cell by F. A. Gasquet, English Monastic Life, (1924), p.313, possibly citing M. E. C. Walcott, English Minsters (1879), Volume 2, p.106
  2. ^ Docking — granted to Eton in 1436: Dugdale, (1486) Monasticon Anglicanum vi:
  3. ^ Great Yarmouth — Messent, C.J.W., in Monastic Remains of Norfolk and Suffolk p.100, is dubious about the existence of such a cell
  4. ^ Newbridge — hermitage, cited by Cobbett
  5. ^ Norwich St William's — M. E. C. Walcott, English Minsters (1879), Volume 2, p.180, ref R. C. Taylor, Index Monasticus, (1821), p.8
  6. ^ "Among the monks, which Ingulph found in his church of Crowaland A.D. 1076. there were fourteen from Christ Church in Norwich; of which Religious house nothing else hath yet occurr'd" — T. Tanner (1744 ed.) Notitia Monastica p.338

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Citations

  1. ^ "Aldeby Priory", Pastscape, Historic England, 2000
  2. ^ Houses of Benedictine monks: The priory of Aldeby — Victoria County History: A History of the County of Norfolk: Volume 2 (p.328)
  3. ^ Aldeby
  4. ^ "Beeston Priory", Pastscape, Historic England
  5. ^ British History Online — Houses of Austin canons: The priory of Beeston — Victoria County History: A History of the County of Norfolk: Volume 2 (pp.372-374)
  6. ^ "Binham Priory", Pastscape, Historic England
  7. ^ Church Of St Mary pastscape.org.uk
  8. ^ "Houses of Benedictine monks: The priory of Binham", A History of the County of Norfolk, Victoria County History, Volume 2, pp. 343–346
  9. ^ Pastscape — Detailed Result: BLACKBOROUGH PRIORY
  10. ^ Houses of Benedictine nuns: The priory of Blackborough — Victoria County History: A History of the County of Norfolk: Volume 2 (pp.350-351)
  11. ^ Pastscape — Detailed Result: BLAKENEY WHITEFRIARS
  12. ^ British History Online — Friaries: The Carmelite friars of Blakeney — Victoria County History: A History of the County of Norfolk: Volume 2 (p.425)
  13. ^ a b c Pastscape — Detailed Result: BURNHAM NORTON WHITEFRIARS
  14. ^ Pastscape — Detailed Result: BROMEHILL PRIORY
  15. ^ Houses of Austin canons: The priory of Bromehill — Victoria County History: A History of the County of Norfolk: Volume 2 (pp.374-375)
  16. ^ Pastscape — Detailed Result: BROOMHOLM PRIORY
  17. ^ Houses of Cluniac monks: The priory of Bromholm — Victoria County History: A History of the County of Norfolk: Volume 2 (pp.359-363)
  18. ^ ST MARYS FRIARY GATEHOUSE PastScape
  19. ^ Pastscape — Detailed Result: CARBROOKE HOSPITALLERS PRECEPTORY
  20. ^ House of Knights Hospitallers: The preceptory of Carbrooke — Victoria County History: A History of the County of Norfolk: Volume 2 (pp.423-425)
  21. ^ Pastscape — Detailed Result: ST MARY OF CARROW PRIORY
  22. ^ Houses of Benedictine nuns: The priory of Carrow — Victoria County History: A History of the County of Norfolk: Volume 2 (pp.351-354)
  23. ^ Carrow Abbey — Norwich — Norfolk — England | British Listed Buildings
  24. ^ "Carrow Priory". Archived from the original on 26 May 2011. Retrieved 19 September 2011.
  25. ^ Pastscape — Detailed Result: CASTLE ACRE PRIORY
  26. ^ British History Online — Houses of Cluniac monks: The priory of Castle Acre — Victoria County History: A History of the County of Norfolk: Volume 2 (pp.356-358)
  27. ^ Pastscape — Detailed Result: ST MARYS CHURCH
  28. ^ British History Online — Houses of Austin canons: The priory of Coxford — Victoria County History: A History of the County of Norfolk: Volume 2 (pp.378-380)
  29. ^ House: Religious House: Coxford or Rudham priory Norf. Augustinian canons[permanent dead link]
  30. ^ Pastscape — Detailed Result: CRABHOUSE PRIORY
  31. ^ British History Online — House of Austin nuns: The priory of Crabhouse — Victoria County History: A History of the County of Norfolk: Volume 2 (pp.408-410)
  32. ^ Pastscape — Detailed Result: CREAKE ABBEY
  33. ^ British History Online — Houses of Austin canons: The abbey of Creake — Victoria County History: A History of the County of Norfolk: Volume 2 (pp.370-372)
  34. ^ Pastscape — Detailed Result: ST THOMAS A BECKETS CHAPEL
  35. ^ Pastscape — Detailed Result: MONUMENT NO. 357474
  36. ^ British History Online — Alien houses: The priory of Docking — Victoria County History: A History of the County of Norfolk: Volume 2 (p.462)
  37. ^ St Withburgas Nunnery and Holy Well Pastscape
  38. ^ Pastscape — Detailed Result: FIELD DALLING GRANGE
  39. ^ British History Online — Alien houses: The priory of Dallingfield — Victoria County History: A History of the County of Norfolk: Volume 2 (pp.462-463)
  40. ^ Pastscape — Detailed Result: FLITCHAM PRIORY
  41. ^ British History Online — Houses of Austin canons: The priory of Flitcham — Victoria County History: A History of the County of Norfolk: Volume 2 (pp.380-381)
  42. ^ Pastscape — Detailed Result: GREAT MASSINGHAM PRIORY
  43. ^ British History Online — Houses of Austin canons: The priory of Great Massingham — Victoria County History: A History of the County of Norfolk: Volume 2 (pp.386-387)
  44. ^ Pastscape — Detailed Result: GREAT YARMOUTH PRIORY
  45. ^ British History Online — Houses of Benedictine monks: The priory of Yarmouth — Victoria County History: A History of the County of Norfolk: Volume 2 (p.330)
  46. ^ Pastscape — Detailed Result: YARMOUTH AUSTIN FRIARY
  47. ^ British History Online — Friaries: Friaries in Yarmouth — Victoria County History: A History of the County of Norfolk: Volume 2 (pp.435-438)
  48. ^ Pastscape — Detailed Result: YARMOUTH BLACKFRIARS
  49. ^ British History Online — Friaries: Friaries in Yarmouth — Victoria County History: A History of the County of Norfolk: Volume 2 (pp.435-438)
  50. ^ Pastscape — Detailed Result: GREYFRIARS FRANCISCAN FRIARY
  51. ^ British History Online — Friaries: Friaries in Yarmouth — Victoria County History: A History of the County of Norfolk: Volume 2 (pp.435-438)
  52. ^ Pastscape — Detailed Result: YARMOUTH WHITEFRIARS
  53. ^ British History Online — Friaries: Friaries in Yarmouth — Victoria County History: A History of the County of Norfolk: Volume 2 (pp.435-438)
  54. ^ Pastscape - Detailed Result: HADDISCOE TEMPLARS PRECEPTORY
  55. ^ Pastscape — Detailed Result: MONUMENT NO. 356599
  56. ^ a b Pastscape — Detailed Result: HEMPTON PRIORY
  57. ^ British History Online — Houses of Austin canons: The priory of Hempton — Victoria County History: A History of the County of Norfolk: Volume 2 (pp.381-383)
  58. ^ Pastscape — Detailed Result: HICKLING PRIORY
  59. ^ British History Online — Houses of Austin canons: The priory of Hickling — Victoria County History: A History of the County of Norfolk: Volume 2 (pp.383-386)
  60. ^ a b Pastscape — Detailed Result: ABBEY FARM
  61. ^ British History Online — Houses of Benedictine monks: The priory of St Faith, Horsham — Victoria County History: A History of the County of Norfolk: Volume 2 (pp.346-349)
  62. ^ Pastscape — Detailed Result: HORESTEAD GRANGE
  63. ^ British History Online — Alien houses: The priory of Horestead — Victoria County History: A History of the County of Norfolk: Volume 2 (pp.463)
  64. ^ Pastscape — Detailed Result: HOLY TRINITY CHURCH AND INGHAM PRIORY
  65. ^ British History Online — House of Trinitarian canons: The priory of Ingham — Victoria County History: A History of the County of Norfolk: Volume 2 (pp.410-412)
  66. ^ Pastscape — Detailed Result: KINGS LYNN PRIORY
  67. ^ British History Online — Houses of Benedictine monks: The priory of Lynn — Victoria County History: A History of the County of Norfolk: Volume 2 (pp.328-329)
  68. ^ Pastscape — Detailed Result: KINGS LYNN AUSTIN FRIARY
  69. ^ British History Online — Friaries: Lynn — Victoria County History: A History of the County of Norfolk: Volume 2 (pp.426-428)
  70. ^ Pastscape — Detailed Result: KINGS LYNN BLACKFRIARS
  71. ^ British History Online — Friaries: Lynn — Victoria County History: A History of the County of Norfolk: Volume 2 (pp.426-428)
  72. ^ Pastscape — Detailed Result: KINGS LYNN GREYFRIARS
  73. ^ British History Online — Friaries: Lynn — Victoria County History: A History of the County of Norfolk: Volume 2 (pp.426-428)
  74. ^ Pastscape — Detailed Result: KINGS LYNN FRIARY OF FRIARS OF THE SACK
  75. ^ British History Online — Friaries: Lynn — Victoria County History: A History of the County of Norfolk: Volume 2 (pp.426-428)
  76. ^ British History Online — Friaries: Lynn — Victoria County History: A History of the County of Norfolk: Volume 2 (pp.426-428)
  77. ^ Pastscape — Detailed Result: KINGS LYNN WHITEFRIARS
  78. ^ British History Online — Houses of Premonstratensian canons: The abbey of Langley — Victoria County History: A History of the County of Norfolk: Volume 2 (pp.418-421)
  79. ^ Pastscape — Detailed Result: LANGLEY ABBEY
  80. ^ Norfolk Polo Club at the Langley Abbey Estate — Welcome to the Langley Abbey Estate Archived 10 October 2011 at the Wayback Machine
  81. ^ Langley Abbey Remains — Langley With Hardley — Norfolk — England | British Listed Buildings
  82. ^ Pastscape — Detailed Result: MONUMENT NO. 133551
  83. ^ Pastscape — Detailed Result: ST BENETS ABBEY
  84. ^ British History Online — Houses of Benedictine monks: The abbey of St Benet of Holm — Victoria County History: A History of the County of Norfolk: Volume 2 (pp.330-336)
  85. ^ Pastscape — Detailed Result: MARHAM ABBEY
  86. ^ British History Online — House of Cistercian nuns: The abbey of Marham — Victoria County History: A History of the County of Norfolk: Volume 2 (pp.369-370)
  87. ^ Pastscape — Detailed Result: MODNEY PRIORY
  88. ^ British History Online — Houses of Benedictine monks: The priory of Modeney — Victoria County History: A History of the County of Norfolk: Volume 2 (p.349)
  89. ^ Pastscape — Detailed Result: MULLICOURT PRIORY
  90. ^ British History Online — Houses of Benedictine monks: The priory of Molycourt — Victoria County History: A History of the County of Norfolk: Volume 2 (pp.349-350)
  91. ^ British History Online — Houses of Austin canons: The priory of Mountjoy — Victoria County History: A History of the County of Norfolk: Volume 2 (pp.387-388)
  92. ^ Pastscape — Detailed Result: MOUNTJOY PRIORY
  93. ^ Pastscape — Detailed Result: CHAPEL OF ST THOMAS A BECKET
  94. ^ British History Online — Houses of Cluniac monks: The priory of Normansburgh — Victoria County History: A History of the County of Norfolk: Volume 2 (pp.358-359)
  95. ^ Pastscape — Detailed Result: NORMANSBURGH PRIORY
  96. ^ Pastscape — Detailed Result: NORWICH AUSTIN FRIARY
  97. ^ British History Online — Friaries: Norwich — Victoria County History: A History of the County of Norfolk: Volume 2 (pp.428-433)
  98. ^ Pastscape — Detailed Result: BLACK HALL
  99. ^ a b "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 26 January 2011. Retrieved 19 September 2011.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  100. ^ Pastscape — Detailed Result: ST ANDREWS AND BLACKFRIARS HALLS
  101. ^ British History Online — Friaries: Norwich — Victoria County History: A History of the County of Norfolk: Volume 2 (pp.428-433)
  102. ^ Pastscape — Detailed Result: FRIARY DE DOMINA
  103. ^ a b British History Online — Friaries: Norwich — Victoria County History: A History of the County of Norfolk: Volume 2 (pp.428-433)
  104. ^ Pastscape — Detailed Result: NORWICH FRIARY OF FRIARS OF THE SACK
  105. ^ Pastscape — Detailed Result: NORWICH GREYFRIARS
  106. ^ British History Online — Friaries: Norwich — Victoria County History: A History of the County of Norfolk: Volume 2 (pp.428-433)
  107. ^ Pastscape — Detailed Result: NORWICH FRIARY OF PIED FRIARS
  108. ^ Pastscape — Detailed Result: NORWICH WHITEFRIARS
  109. ^ British History Online — Friaries: Norwich — Victoria County History: A History of the County of Norfolk: Volume 2 (pp.428-433)
  110. ^ Pastscape — Detailed Result: ST GILES HOSPITAL
  111. ^ Pastscape — Detailed Result: ST LEONARDS PRIORY
  112. ^ British History Online — Houses of Benedictine monks: The priory of St Leonard, Norwich — Victoria County History: A History of the County of Norfolk: Volume 2 (p.329)
  113. ^ British History Online — Houses of Benedictine monks: The cathedral priory of the Holy Trinity, Norwich — Victoria County History: A History of the County of Norfolk: Volume 2 (pp.317-328)
  114. ^ "Norwich Cathedral", Pastscape.org.uk
  115. ^ "Norwich Priory", Pastscape.org.uk
  116. ^ Pastscape — Detailed Result: CHRIST CHURCH PRIORY
  117. ^ British History Online — Houses of Austin canons: The priory of Old Buckenham — Victoria County History: A History of the County of Norfolk: Volume 2 (pp.376-378)
  118. ^ Pastscape — Detailed Result: BUCKENHAM PRIORY
  119. ^ Pastscape — Detailed Result: PENTNEY PRIORY
  120. ^ British History Online — Houses of Austin canons: The priory of Pentney — Victoria County History: A History of the County of Norfolk: Volume 2 (pp.388-391)
  121. ^ Pastscape — Detailed Result: PETERSTONE PRIORY
  122. ^ British History Online — Houses of Austin canons: The priory of Peterstone — Victoria County History: A History of the County of Norfolk: Volume 2 (p.391)
  123. ^ British History Online — House of Gilbertines: The priory of Shouldham — Victoria County History: A History of the County of Norfolk: Volume 2 (pp.412-414)
  124. ^ Pastscape — Detailed Result: SHOULDHAM PRIORY
  125. ^ Pastscape — Detailed Result: SLEVESHOLM PRIORY
  126. ^ Pastscape — Detailed Result: SPORLE PRIORY
  127. ^ British History Online — Alien houses: The priory of Sporle — Victoria County History: A History of the County of Norfolk: Volume 2 (pp.463-464)
  128. ^ Pastscape — Detailed Result: THETFORD AUSTIN FRIARY
  129. ^ British History Online — Friaries: Thetford — Victoria County History: A History of the County of Norfolk: Volume 2 (pp.433-435)
  130. ^ Pastscape — Detailed Result: ST MARY AND HOLY TRINITY PRIORY AND CATHEDRAL
  131. ^ British History Online — Friaries: Thetford — Victoria County History: A History of the County of Norfolk: Volume 2 (pp.433-435)
  132. ^ British History Online — Houses of Austin canons: The priory of the Holy Sepulchre, Thetford — Victoria County History: A History of the County of Norfolk: Volume 2 (pp.391-393)
  133. ^ Pastscape — Detailed Result: PRIORY OF THE CANONS OF THE HOLY SEPULCHRE
  134. ^ British History Online — Houses of Cluniac monks: The priory of St Mary, Thetford — Victoria County History: A History of the County of Norfolk: Volume 2 (pp.363-369)
  135. ^ Pastscape — Detailed Result: THETFORD PRIORY
  136. ^ British History Online — Houses of Benedictine nuns: The nunnery of St George, Thetford — Victoria County History: A History of the County of Norfolk: Volume 2 (pp.354-356)
  137. ^ Pastscape — Detailed Result: TOFT MONKS PRIORY
  138. ^ Pastscape — Detailed Result: WALSINGHAM GREYFRIARS
  139. ^ British History Online — Friaries: Franciscan friars of Walsingham — Victoria County History: A History of the County of Norfolk: Volume 2 (p.435)
  140. ^ British History Online — Houses of Austin canons: The priory of Walsingham — Victoria County History: A History of the County of Norfolk: Volume 2 (pp.394-401)
  141. ^ Pastscape — Detailed Result: WALSINGHAM PRIORY
  142. ^ Pastscape — Detailed Result: ABBEY HOUSE
  143. ^ Pastscape — Detailed Result: WELL PRIORY
  144. ^ British History Online — Alien houses: The priory of Welle or Well Hall in Gayton — Victoria County History: A History of the County of Norfolk: Volume 2 (p.465)
  145. ^ Pastscape — Detailed Result: WENDLING ABBEY
  146. ^ British History Online — Houses of Premonstratensian canons: The abbey of Wendling — Victoria County History: A History of the County of Norfolk: Volume 2 (pp.421-423)
  147. ^ Pastscape — Detailed Result: ST WINWALOES PRIORY
  148. ^ British History Online — Alien houses: The priory of St Winwalloe, Wereham — Victoria County History: A History of the County of Norfolk: Volume 2 (pp.465-466)
  149. ^ Pastscape — Detailed Result: WEST ACRE PRIORY
  150. ^ British History Online — Houses of Austin canons: The priory of West Acre — Victoria County History: A History of the County of Norfolk: Volume 2 (pp.402-404)
  151. ^ Pastscape — Detailed Result: WEST DEREHAM ABBEY
  152. ^ British History Online — Houses of Premonstratensian canons: The abbey of West Dereham — Victoria County History: A History of the County of Norfolk: Volume 2 (pp.414-418)
  153. ^ Pastscape — Detailed Result: WEYBOURNE PRIORY
  154. ^ British History Online — Houses of Austin canons: The priory of Weybourne — Victoria County History: A History of the County of Norfolk: Volume 2 (pp.404-406)
  155. ^ Pastscape — Detailed Result: WEYBRIDGE PRIORY
  156. ^ British History Online — Houses of Austin canons: The priory of Weybridge — Victoria County History: A History of the County of Norfolk: Volume 2 (pp.406-407)
  157. ^ Pastscape — Detailed Result: MONUMENT NO. 130682
  158. ^ British History Online — Alien houses: The priory of Witchingham — Victoria County History: A History of the County of Norfolk: Volume 2 (p.466)
  159. ^ Pastscape — Detailed Result: WORMEGAY PRIORY
  160. ^ British History Online — Houses of Austin canons: The priory of Wormegay — Victoria County History: A History of the County of Norfolk: Volume 2 (p.407)
  161. ^ Pastscape — Detailed Result: ST LAWRENCES CHURCH
  162. ^ Pastscape — Detailed Result: WYMONDHAM ABBEY
  163. ^ British History Online — Houses of Benedictine monks: The abbey of Wymondham — Victoria County History: A History of the County of Norfolk: Volume 2 (pp.336-343)

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