Abbeys & Priories of Great Britain - Volume One by Linda Lee

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Vivid images of Vikings causing havoc among this gentle community may be slightly disturbing, and the pain of those early monks who fled with the sacred treasures back to the safety of Durham will seem almost tangible. There is little doubt that once visited, Holy Island will become a lasting memory. uk Find exact location using Multimap 60 Netley Abbey ot far from the frantic and sprawling city of Southampton, in the tranquillity of a wooded valley, lie the picturesque ruins of Netley Abbey. Originally founded in 1239 with a colony of Cistercian monks from Beaulieu, the monastery suffered from financial difficulties almost from the outset and remained a poor house throughout.

Uk Find exact location using Multimap 31 Gisborough Priory tanding in full glory, and to its original height, the magnificent east end gable of Gisborough Priory church is predominantly all that survives of this early twelfth century Augustinian monastery. Founded by an influential local baron, Robert de Brus, the priory was generously endowed. Robert’s brother, William became the first Prior, and many family descendants were later buried in the church including the grandfather of King Robert the Bruce.

When the second church was started at the end of the twelfth century, the intention was to build an even more grand version. This was clearly the case, as shown by architectural D 32 evidence uncovered during excavation of the site. Severely damaged by fire in 1289, this church was again replaced by a third rebuilding that spanned almost a century. It is from this church that the present east end survives, a wonderful example of northern Gothic architecture from that period. riginally over 350ft (106m) in length, the presbytery alone comprised nine bays, and each arcade was supported by a clustered column on a moulded base, and topped with a foliated capital.

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