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Derby Kings Mead Or De Pratis Priory

Hob Uid: 313386
Location :
City of Derby
Non Civil Parish
Grid Ref : SK3443036690
Summary : Benedictine nunnery founded circa 1160, dissolved 1536 on site now occupied by a 16th or early 17th century building.
More information : [SK 34423669] Remains of a nunnery (1) [See illust.]

Derby, King's Mead or de Pratis, a priory of Benedictine nuns founded c. 1160, dissolved 1536. (2)

No trace of nunnery. Occupying the site are Nos 124, 126 Nuns Street (SK 34433669) which are two cottages (now offices) with fine interior Elizabethan fabric but few exterior details. (3)

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Source Number : 1
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Magna Britannia,5,1817,101, map (Lysons)
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Source : Medieval religious houses : England and Wales
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Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F R Harper/24-OCT-1966/Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigator
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Source : Medieval religious houses in England and Wales
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date :
Monument End Date : 1536
Monument Start Date : 1160
Monument Type : Benedictine Nunnery, Priory
Evidence : Documentary Evidence

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SK 33 NW 7
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SK 33 NE 58
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1966-10-24
End Date : 1966-10-24