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Remains of Benedictine Priory at Tf 673 140, Middleton

Description: Remains of Benedictine Priory at Tf 673 140

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 221977

OS Grid Reference: TF6730014000
OS Grid Coordinates: 567300, 314000
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6978, 0.4744

Location: Middleton, Norfolk PE32 1SQ

Locality: Middleton
Local Authority: King's Lynn and West Norfolk Borough Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: PE32 1SQ

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Listing Text

TF 61 SE
9/45 Remains of Benedictine
19-10-51 Priory at TF 673 140
(formerly listed as Black-
borough Priory Remains)
Remains of Priory founded c.1135, carstone rubble with stone dressings. South
gable of large range having 2 large added buttresses, small stone dressed
lancet with large splays to upper gable. North gable and part foundations
of smaller range to north-east, irregular brick, carstone and limestone with
dressed limestone quoins. The Priory of the Blessed Virgin Mary and St.
Katherine was founded as a mixed convent by Roger Scales; it became a nunnery
c.1200. The remains are a Scheduled Ancient Monument, Norfolk 228.

Listing NGR: TF6730014000

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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