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Thicket Priory

Hob Uid: 58095
Location :
North Yorkshire
Selby
Thorganby
Grid Ref : SE6982043490
Summary : Benedictine priory founded in 1180, dissolved 1539. Demolished 1850. Human remains - probable cemetery found. No earthworks.
More information : (SE 69924339) Thicket Priory (NR) Benedictine (site of) (1)

Priory for twelve nuns, including prioress. Founded 1180, dissolved 1539. (2)

The Priory of Thicket. (3)

An old wall, the only remains of the house of Benedictine nuns, still visible in 1914. (4)

"The ancient building was pulled down about 1850, a great number of Human bones etc were found. The site of the Priory mentioned in Burtons Monasticon, or perhaps the cemetery attached to it". (5)

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Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 25" 1892
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Source : Medieval religious houses : England and Wales
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Source : The Victoria history of the county of York: volume three
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Source : The Admiralty court book of Southampton 1566-1585: Manuscript of Admiralty court
Source details : Transactions of the East Riding Antiquarian Society 21 1914 XI
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Source Number : 5
Source : Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Object Name Book reference
Source details : ONB 1854
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date :
Monument End Date : 1539
Monument Start Date : 1180
Monument Type : Benedictine Nunnery, Priory, Cemetery
Evidence : Documentary Evidence, Find

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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SE 64 SE 1
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, WALLED GARDEN, THICKET PRIORY
Activity type : ARCHITECTURAL SURVEY
Start Date : 2007-01-01
End Date : 2007-12-31
Associated Activities : Primary, WALLED GARDEN, THICKET PRIORY
Activity type : GEOPHYSICAL SURVEY
Start Date : 2007-01-01
End Date : 2007-12-31