Record Details

NHER Number:13934
Type of record:Monument
Name:'Kirkscroft', possible medieval priory site


This is possibly the original site of Horsham St Faith priory (NHER 8005). The priory was founded around 1105 and it moved to its present site shortly afterwards. The site is recorded as being one mile west of the present site but the exact location is unclear.

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Full description

Original site of Horsham St Faith priory before AD 1105. Ordnance Survey say site was 1 mile west of present one, but exact location not known. (S1) does not have such a name.

Priory founded here around 1105 and moved to Horsham St Faith soon.

Monument Types

  • PRIORY (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S1>Map: 1817. Horsford Map of Field Names.

Related records

8005Related to: Benedictine Priory of St Faith (Monument)

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