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Name:Sempringham Hall, Sempringham Priory
HER Number:30040
Type of record:Monument

Summary

Sempringham Hall, Sempringham Priory

Grid Reference:TF 105 325
Map Sheet:TF13SW
Parish:POINTON AND SEMPRINGHAM, SOUTH KESTEVEN, LINCOLNSHIRE

Full description

PRN 30040
Excavations in 1938-9 revealed extensive foundations of the Priory and also showed that there had been a post-Dissolution mansion about 1580 which was pulled down about 1616. Smaller 16th-18th century farmhouse to north.{1}{4}
Tudor mansion built on the nave of the monastic church. {1}
Geophysical survey and aerial photograph interpretation revealed features relating to the house and its garden. Finds relating to the house were also recovered during fieldwalking. {13}


<1> OS CARD INDEX, TF 13 SW:4,1965, D.A. (Index). SLI2685.

<2> William Page (ed), 1906, The Victoria County History: Lincolnshire - Volume 2, VOL 2 P 179-87 (Bibliographic Reference). SLI1104.

<4> GRAHAM AND BROWN, 1940, JOURNAL OF THE BRITISH ARCHAEOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION, VOL 5 3RD SER (Article in Serial). SLI476.

<5> PHILLIPS, C.W., C.W. PHILLIPS PRIVATE INDEX, - (Index). SLI2089.

<6> 1962, EAST MIDLANDS ARCHAEOLOGICAL BULLETIN, P 18 (Index). SLI2232.

<7> RAF, 1946-71, RAF POST WAR COLLECTION, 106G:UK; 1431;5130-2,1946, (Aerial Photograph). SLI134.

<8> HBMC, 1969, AM 7, SAM 188 (Scheduling Record). SLI4095.

<9> HBMC, 1978, AM 7, SAM 188 (Scheduling Record). SLI4140.

<10> 1960, PARISH FILE, SEMPRINGHAM PRIORY (Correspondence). SLI1166.

<11> SMR FILE, TF 13 SW:L,1929, PHILLIPS, C.W. (Index). SLI3221.

<12> Braun, H., 1939, Report on Excavations at Sempringham Priory, See parish file (Unpublished Document). SLI5410.

<13> Coppack, Glyn and Cope-Faulkner, Paul, 2007, 'Fieldwork and monasticism: field survey at Sempringham Priory, Lincolnshire' in The Archaeologist Spring 2007, no. 63 pp 14-16 (Article in Serial). SLI12150.

Monument Types

  • HALL HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1580 AD? to 1616 AD?)

Associated Events

  • Excavations at Sempringham Priory
  • Magnetometry survey at Sempringham Priory and village
  • Resistivity survey at Sempringham Priory and village
  • Fieldwalking survey at Sempringham Priory and village

Sources and further reading

<1>Index: OS CARD INDEX. POINTON AND SEMPRINGHAM. TF 13 SW:4,1965, D.A..
<2>Bibliographic Reference: William Page (ed). 1906. The Victoria County History: Lincolnshire - Volume 2. VOL 2 P 179-87.
<4>Article in Serial: GRAHAM AND BROWN. 1940. JOURNAL OF THE BRITISH ARCHAEOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION. VOL 5 3RD SER.
<5>Index: PHILLIPS, C.W.. C.W. PHILLIPS PRIVATE INDEX. -.
<6>Index: 1962. EAST MIDLANDS ARCHAEOLOGICAL BULLETIN. P 18.
<7>Aerial Photograph: RAF. 1946-71. RAF POST WAR COLLECTION. 106G:UK; 1431;5130-2,1946, .
<8>Scheduling Record: HBMC. 1969. AM 7. SAM 188.
<9>Scheduling Record: HBMC. 1978. AM 7. SAM 188.
<10>Correspondence: 1960. PARISH FILE. POINTON AND SEMPRINGHAM. SEMPRINGHAM PRIORY.
<11>Index: SMR FILE. POINTON AND SEMPRINGHAM. TF 13 SW:L,1929, PHILLIPS, C.W..
<12>Unpublished Document: Braun, H.. 1939. Report on Excavations at Sempringham Priory. See parish file.
<13>Article in Serial: Coppack, Glyn and Cope-Faulkner, Paul. 2007. 'Fieldwork and monasticism: field survey at Sempringham Priory, Lincolnshire' in The Archaeologist Spring 2007. no. 63 pp 14-16.

Related records

32901Related to: CROPMARKS (Monument)
32895Related to: MEDIEVAL POTTERY AND OTHER ARTEFACTS FOUND, SEMPRINGHAM PRIORY (Monument)
33325Related to: POST MEDIEVAL FINDS, WEST OF ABBEY SITE, POINTON AND SEMPRINGHAM (Monument)
30039Related to: Sempringham Priory (Monument)