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Foukeholme Priory

Hob Uid: 55767
Location :
North Yorkshire
Hambleton
Thimbleby
Grid Ref : SE4459094000
Summary : Benedictine nunnery founded c.1200 and dissolved sometime shortly after 1349. No remains
More information : (SE 44599400) Nun House on site of (NAT) Benedictine Priory
(NR) (1)

Nun House marks the site of the nunnery of St Stephen's of Foukeholm.
(2)

A Priory of Benedictine Nuns, founded c 1200 (?), dissolved after
1349. The convent may have died out at the Black Death. (3)

There are no visible remains of the priory. Nun House is modern. (4)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" 1930
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Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : YAJ 9 1886 334-7 (W Brown)
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Source Number : 3
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : MRH Eng & Wales 1971 253 258 (Knowles & Hadcock)
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Source Number : 4
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 BHP 01-DEC-72
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date :
Monument End Date : 1349
Monument Start Date : 1199
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 : SE 49 SW 1
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SE 49 SW 1
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1972-12-01
End Date : 1972-12-01