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Brooke Priory

Hob Uid: 323293
Location :
Rutland
Brooke
Grid Ref : SK8460006170
Summary : Augustinian priory cell founded circa 1153 by Hugh de Ferrers as a dependent cell of Kenilworth Priory, and was dissolved 1535-6. There are no extant remains.
More information : [SK 84600617] Brooke Priory on site of Priory [GT] (1)

Brooke Priory was a small Augustinian house, a cell of Kenilworth, and was founded shortly before 1153. At the Dissolution the site came into the possession of the Noel family, who built Brooke House which has now disappeared although some masonry of the priory was incorporated in the present farmhouse. (see SK 80 NW 23 and 24) (2)

The Augustinian Priory Cell of St Mary the Virgin at Brooke was founded by Hugh de Ferrers before 1153 and much of the income went to Kenilworth. Dissolved 1535-36.(3)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" 1959
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Source Number : 2
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Mon. Sites from Air 1952, pp. 216-7, plate (Knowles & St. Joseph)
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Source Number : 3
Source : Medieval religious houses in England and Wales
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date : Extant
Monument End Date : 1536
Monument Start Date : 1153
Monument Type : Augustinian Cell
Evidence : Documentary Evidence
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : Post Medieval
Monument End Date : 1901
Monument Start Date : 1540
Monument Type : House, Formal Garden, Prospect Mound
Evidence : Demolished Building, Earthwork

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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SK 80 NW 4
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Related Warden Records :
Associated Monuments : 1054949
Relationship type : Is referred to by
Associated Monuments : 1054983
Relationship type : Is referred to by
Associated Monuments : 333822
Relationship type : General association

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