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Site of Benedictine Priory, Burwell



Reference Name MLI42374

Name:
Site of Benedictine Priory, Burwell

Summary:
Site of the Benedictine priory at Burwell, founded between 1100-07, and dissolved in 1427.

Location:
BURWELL, EAST LINDSEY, LINCOLNSHIRE

Description:
A priory for Benedictine monks was founded at Burwell in 1100-07. It was dissolved in 1427 and granted to the college at Tattershall. The earthworks did survive into the 20th century but have now been largely ploughed out. Some medieval pottery and carved stone have been recovered from the site. {1}{2}{3}{4}{5}

Sources:
1 Index: SMR. Sites and Monuments Record Card Index. TF 37 NE: AB
2 Index: Ordnance Survey. Ordnance Survey Card Index. TF 37 NE: 1, 1964, Seaman, B.H.
3 Bibliographic reference: Page, W. (editor). 1906. The Victoria County History. Lincolnshire volume II. vol.2, pp.238-9
4 Bibliographic reference: KNOWLES, D. AND HADCOCK, R.N.. 1953. MEDIEVAL RELIGIOUS HOUSES IN ENGLAND AND WALES. p.83
5 Aerial Photograph: 1948. 1948, S41/176

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