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Castle Acre Priory, Norfolk

F. J. E. Raby

Castle Acre Priory, Norfolk

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Published by H.M.S.O. in London .
Written in English

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  • Castle Acre Priory -- Guide-books.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementhistory by F.J.E. Raby ; description by P.K. Baillie Reynolds.
    ContributionsReynolds, P. K. Baillie 1896-1973., Great Britain. Directorate ofAncient Monuments and Historic Buildings.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA690.C38
    The Physical Object
    Pagination20p. :
    Number of Pages20
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14928036M
    ISBN 100116700955


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Castle Acre Priory, Norfolk by F. J. E. Raby Download PDF EPUB FB2

Castle Acre, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE32 2XD. This important Norfolk visitor attraction is one of the largest and best preserved monastic sites in England dating back to It was the home of the first Norfolk book order of monks to England and the Cluniac love of decoration is Location: Castle Acre, King's Lynn, PE32 2XD, Norfolk.

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Full description. Cluniac Priory from to Impressive remains including standing buildings, earthworks and cropmarks. Cruciform stone and flint church with an early 12th century Romanesque tripartite façade.

Remains of 12th century nave, with claustral buildings to south, including the chapter house, dormitory, with undercroft Castle Acre Priory stairs, reredorter over stream.

A FREE online guided tour of the Norfolk village of Castle Acre in pictures, showing what to Norfolk book and DO. This guided tour includes the ruined Castle and Priory.

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Castle Acre takes its name Castle Acre Priory the walled castle built in the 12th-century by the Normans. A rural village in north west Norfolk, it lies Norfolk book miles north of Swaffham and to the west of the A at the point where the river Nar is crossed by an ancient route known as the Peddars Way.

History of Castle Acre Priory. Founded by the Warenne family soon after the Norman Castle Acre Priory, for almost years Castle Castle Acre Priory Priory in Norfolk was the home and workplace of monks and their servants, a refuge for pilgrims, and a stopping point for royalty, clergy and nobility.

Books Norfolk book journals Cox, J C, The Victoria Castle Acre Priory of the County of Norfolk, (), Raby, F J E, Baillie Reynolds, P K, Castle Acre Priory, () Wilcox, R, 'Norfolk Archaeology' in Castle Acre Priory: ExcavationsVol.

37, (), Other Armstrong, M, () Bamford, H, () copy in HPG file, West, J J, Castle Acre. Castle Acre Priory, Norfolk built Burgh Castle CASTLE ACRE PRIORY Cathedral cellar Chapter House Church and advowson circular stair cloister corbels crossing doorway dorter east end England English Cluniac houses English province extension fifteenth century fireplace frater garderobe gave access ground storey Guide books Infirmary inserted.

Castle Acre Priory, Castle Acre: See reviews, articles, and photos of Castle Acre Priory, ranked Norfolk book on Tripadvisor among 3 attractions in Castle Acre/5(). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Raby, F.J.E.

(Frederic James Edward), b. Castle Acre Priory, Norfolk. London: H.M. Stationery Off., Order was issued in January,to the treasurer and barons of the Norfolk book to cause the priory of Castle Acre to be restored to the prior, the prior having given the king to understand that the keepers of alien priories in Norfolk and Suffolk had taken the house into the king's hands by virtue of a general order affecting the lands of.

Castle Acre Priory: Address, Phone Number, Castle Acre Priory Reviews: //5(). Hotels near Castle Acre Priory: ( km) The Manor House Bed and Breakfast ( km) Baileygate Bed & Breakfast ( km) The Ostrich Inn ( km) The Old Red Lion ( km) PEAR TREE COTTAGE, multi-fuel stove, WiFi, garden with patio and furniture, in; View all hotels near Castle Acre Priory on Tripadvisor/5().

Explore Castle Acre: it’s such a pretty and peaceful village, with a 12thC castle and crumbling ruins of a priory. Both are reached by a lovely walk along the river and you can finish up in The Ostrich for a well-earned pint or two.; West Acre Gardens (10 mins’ drive) is a fantastic Victorian walled garden on the Anthony Gormley cafe is a secret gem with salads for lunch.

Castle Acre Priory was inspired by the monastery at Cluny in France and was home to a community of monks untilwhen Henry VIII disbanded all monastic houses. The priory's ruins span seven centuries and include a beautiful 12th-century church with an elaborately decorated west front, still rising to its full height, a 15th-century.

Castle Acre is a rare and complete survival of a Norman planned settlement. It includes a castle, village, parish church, and one of the best preserved monastic sites in England; Castle Acre Priory. The settlement was all the work of a Norman baronial family, the. Castle Acre Priory, Norfolk One of the largest and best preserved monastic sites in England, the foundation of Castle Acre Priory in about sprang directly from a visit by William de Warenne II and his wife Gundrada to the great French monastery of Cluny.

Castle Acre was one of the most important manors mentioned in the Doomsday Book in AD. It has the ruins of a large Norman castle which was founded soon after the Norman Conquest of and a Cluniac Priory founded in the late 11th Century and disbanded by Henry VIII between andas well as several other historic features that.

Castle Acre Priory. Castle Acre Priory is a beautiful near year old monastery which is one of the most important visitor attractions in Norfolk.

The monastery is one of the biggest and best preserved sites in England for the time it was built. The ruins show the monks love of decorations and is reflected throughout the site.

This is a gorgeous 12th century walled ruined castle in the village of castle acre built by the is free to enter and has a free car park and is well worth a visit also visit the priory in the village. It was freezing and blowy the day we visited but the mist and weak sun lent an atmospheric and magical feel/5().

Castle Acre Priory, Norfolk, Collection of British art from the Elizabethan period to the present day, including paintings, sculpture, drawings, prints, rare books, and manuscripts. Last Visited: Those who fight lived in the castle in some comfort. Started in by William de Warrenne (who fought alongside William the Conqueror at the Battle of Hastings) the castle was improved and extended in various phases until it reached its final form around From then on, the de Warrennes rather lost interest in Castle Acre, and bywhen it passed to the Earls of.

Entry - Castle Acre Priory, £ / £ / £ Telephone OS Map - No ; ref TF Castle Acre Castle and Priory. The small village of Castle Acre is 5 miles to the North of Swaffham near the beautiful north Norfolk coast. Castle Acre Priory, Stocks Green, Castle Acre, Norfolk. K likes. Home to the one of the first Cluniac orders of monks in England, take a trip to these magnificent ruins in Norfolk/5(50).

Castle Acre Priory, Norfolk. The Cluniac Castle Acre Priory was founded by William de Warrene who had been granted much land for his support of William the Conqueror in It was a pilgrimage to Cluny Abbey in Burgundy that instigated the founding of the priory in his home town of Castle Acre.

Castle Acre Castle, Norfolk Gundrada died in childbirth at Castle Acre in Norfolk on 27th May She was buried in the chapter-house of the couple’s own of foundation Lewes Priory.

It sits on the site of the original Newton by Castle Acre Mill, which was first recorded in the Domesday Book in Stone from the nearby Castle Acre Priory was used in its construction, and it continued to operate until the s when it was used for gristing corn for animal feed.

Like all the other holy houses in England, Castle Acre Priory was closed during Henry VIII's reign, and the site of the priory and castle was given to Thomas Howard, the Duke of Norfolk.

The buildings were partially demolished and the stones plundered for new builds in the nearby area. Title: Castle Acre Priory, Norfolk Creator: John Sell Cotman, –, British Date Created: Physical Dimensions: Sheet: 9 3/4 x 7 3/8 inches ( x cm) Mount: 14 3/4 × 10 1/8 inches ( × cm) Subject Keywords: priory, architectural subject, castle External Link: See this work of art on the Yale Center for British Art website Medium: Graphite and brown wash on medium.

Notices, historical and antiquarian of the castle and priory at Castleacre, in the county of Norfolk. London, P. Richardson, (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: John Hague Bloom.

By Public Transport: From King's Lynn station it is 20 miles to Castle Acre Priory. Take either X1, 12A or 32 from the station.

48 or 68 minute journey plus 5 minute walk. Take either X1, 12A or 32 from the station. 48 or 68 minute journey plus 5 minute walk. brecon cathedral; castle acre priory; st. gregory's minster, kirkdale; st.

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Castle Acre Priory, Castle Acre, Norfolk, with St James's Church in the distance - - jpg × ; 97 KB Castle Acre Priory, view from south - - Heritage designation: Grade I listed building.