Skendleby Priory

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Skendleby Priory was a priory in the village of Skendleby, Lincolnshire, England.

The believed remains of St James Chapel, Skendleby Priory, were uncovered during archaeological investigations and excavations in 2005. It was a small cell to Bardney Abbey built by Walter de Gant, and recorded by Bede in the seventh century.[1] Bardney Abbey was founded no later than 697, but destroyed by a Danish raid in 869.[2]


  1. ^ "Lincs To The Past". St James Chapel, Skendleby. Lincolnshire Archives. Retrieved 3 June 2011. 
  2. ^ "British History Online". Houses of Benedictine Monks. Victoria County History. Retrieved 3 June 2011. 

Coordinates: 53°12′15″N 0°08′43″E / 53.2043°N 0.1452°E / 53.2043; 0.1452