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Remains of Priory of St Sepulchre

A Grade I Listed Building in Thetford, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.4137 / 52°24'49"N

Longitude: 0.7407 / 0°44'26"E

OS Eastings: 586492

OS Northings: 283056

OS Grid: TL864830

Mapcode National: GBR RD7.N2L

Mapcode Global: VHKCC.SLFH

Entry Name: Remains of Priory of St Sepulchre

Listing Date: 3 April 1951

Last Amended: 1 December 1993

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195947

English Heritage Legacy ID: 384667

Location: Thetford, Breckland, Norfolk, IP24

County: Norfolk

District: Breckland

Civil Parish: Thetford

Built-Up Area: Thetford

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Thetford St Cuthbert

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text


617-1/5/5 (North side)
03/04/51 Remains of Priory of St Sepulchre
(Formerly Listed as:
Remains of Priory of St Sepulchre
(The Canons))


Priory remains. Founded before 1148 by William de Warenne, 3rd
Earl of Surrey. Dissolved 1536 and church converted to a barn.
Flint with some ashlar dressings remaining. No roof. Remains
are those of the nave of the church. Openings blocked and
central C18 four-centred barn doors opened in middle of north
and south walls, later blocked in their turn. Doorway at
north-west corner with wave mouldings to the stilted arch is
early C14; it led to the cloister walk on north side.
(Sherlock D: Church of the Canons of the Holy Sepulchre:
London: 1979-: 17-21).

Listing NGR: TL8649283056

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