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CHURCH OF ST JAMES

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Pockthorpe. The earliest evidence for a church was discovered during excavations in 1979, and consisted of a clay boundary wall running East-West and of presumably 11th or 12th century date. The earliest stone church consisted of a simple nave and long chancel of 12th century date. This ch...

NORTON PRIORY

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The ruined remains of an Augustinian abbey founded in 1133 by William Fitznigel, baron of Halton, for a community of Augustinian canons. In 1392 the priory was raised to abbey status. The site of the monastery was surrounded by a moat, now filled in. On the moated site, apart from the abbe...

ALL SAINTS CHURCH

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The site of a medieval church and churchyard associated with a manorial complex (TF 17 NW 8). The churchyard is subrectangular in plan, measuring 60 metres by 55 metres, and is enclosed by shallow ditches to the north, east and south. At the centre of the enclosure are the buried remains o...

CHURCH OF ST BRIDE

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St Bride is dedicated to a sixth century Irish saint, St Bridget, and it is possible that this is the first place in the capital where Christ was worshipped. Following bomb damage in 1940, Professor W F Grimes undertook excavation of the church and found evidence that the history of the si...

ST HELENS CHURCH

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Church documented as extant in 1010-13 when the body of St Edmund was moved there to avoid it being captured by the Danes. A church here was in existence by the mid 12th century; pasages of walling of this date are believed to remain on the south side. In about 1210, a nunnery of the Bened...

CHURCH OF ST BARTHOLEMEW THE GREAT

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St Bartholomew-The-Great is a parish church which incorporates fragmentary remains of the 12th century Augustinian priory church (see TQ 38 SW 399). The canons church was about 85 metres long to the east wall of the choir; but, except for a fragment of the west front, the 13th century nave...

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Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Historical records indicate that an Anglo-Saxon monastery was founded in around AD 669, when Egbert, King of Kent, granted Reculver to Bassa for the foundation of a minster church. The church was built near the centre of the earlier Roman fort of Regulbium (TR 26 NW 1), probably around the...

ST GEORGES CHURCH

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Fordington parish church. This church stands on the site of a Roman cemetery (SY 69 SE 76) has portions of the south aisle and porch dating from the late 12th century. The south transept was probably added in the 14th century although new arches were inserted in the late 15th century and r...

CHURCH OF ST KATHERINE COLEMAN

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The church was built before 1346 and escaped damage by the Great Fire of 1666. Repaired in 1703, it was rebuilt in 1739 by James Horne. It was demolished 1925-6. The North wall was recorded by excavation in 1996, and found to be 12th century.

ST MARYS CHURCH

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Excavations in 1864 revealed the remains of a pre-Conquest church under the nave of the present church. It was rectangular with an eastern apse. The stones of the apse being original but those of the nave were reused from an earlier building.These foundations are thought to date from circa...