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Excavations at the cathedral and Benedictine Priory of St. Mary, Coventry

Brian Hobley

Excavations at the cathedral and Benedictine Priory of St. Mary, Coventry

by Brian Hobley

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Published by Printed by Vivian Ridler at the University Press in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Benedictine Priory of St. Mary (Coventry, England).,
  • Coventry Cathedral.,
  • Benedictines -- England -- Coventry -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Brian Hobley ; with a historical survey by M.W. Lambert.
    ContributionsLambert, M. W.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. [45]-139, 37 leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages139
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14667498M

      A fragment of painted medieval glass, possibly once part of the Benedictine Priory and Cathedral of St Mary. (Image: MOLA) 6 of 9 Stone mould with lettering found Drapers' : Ben Eccleston. As part of the Gorgias Handbook Series, this book provides a political and military history of the Sasanian Empire in Late Antiquity (s to CE). The book takes the form of a narrative, which situates Sasanian Iran as a continental power .

    The following rebuilding and expansion of St. Mary's was completed about years later. In February , Channel 4's Time Team archaeologists discovered significant remnants of a major pre-Tudor cathedral/monastery complex (St Mary's) adjacent to the current cathedral, with the team revisiting the excavation site in March 1 St Scholastica’s Priory, at the E end of Atherstone. by J A Hansom. Elizabethan style. Large extension, also by Hansom, in The refectory, the infirmary, and more by Edward J Hansom, The chapel is of the campaign, but much of the residential part is still in the state of

      Priory Visitor Centre: Tales from the past. - See 38 traveler reviews, 30 candid photos, and great deals for Coventry, UK, at Tripadvisor.4/5(38). Priory of St Mary and the Holy Cross, Spinney _____ Spinney Priory: Stamford — St Michael's Priory Benedictine nuns dependent on Peterborough founded c by William of Waterville, Abbot of Peterborough; with regular priests or brethren until after ; appears to have claimed itself to be Cistercian before ; dissolved St Mary and.


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Excavations at the cathedral and Benedictine Priory of St. Mary, Coventry by Brian Hobley Download PDF EPUB FB2

Excavations at the Cathedral and Benedictine Priory st Mary Coventry Very interesting book full of photos plans and maps Condition is. Buy EXCAVATIONS AT THE CATHEDRAL Coventry book BENEDICTINE PRIORY OF ST. MARY, COVENTRY. by Hobley, Brian. (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Brian. Hobley. A history of St. Mary's Priory Cathedral, Coventry. Mary's Priory & Cathedral: Introduction.

f one were to have stood by Pool Meadow and faced southwards beforea view looking something like this would have greeted you. The west end of the cathedral is now open excavations. BURIALS ARE BETWEEN AND An original Saxon nunnery was destroyed by King Canute, and rebuilt as a Benedictine monastery in by Leofric, the Earl of Mercia, and his wife, Lady Godiva, dedicated to.

About St Mary's Priory, Coventry Address: 6 Priory Row, Coventry, West Midlands, England, CV1 5EX Attraction Type: Abbey Location: On Priory Row, opposite Holy Trinity Church.

Very easy access on foot from the cathedral quarter. Open at any time. Website: St Mary's Priory, Coventry Location map OS: SP St. Mary’s Priory Cathedral was founded in the 12th century. It became Coventry’s first Cathedral inpre-dating St. Michael’s by several hundred years.

The Parish and Priory Church of St. Mary is located in Chepstow, Monmouthshire, south east of the building, including its ornate west doorway, date from the late 11th century and are contemporary with the nearby Norman church is a Grade I listed building as of 6 December Country: Wales.

There sure was. Way back in the 11th Century, Lady Godiva and Earl Leofric founded a Benedictine monastery, dedicated to St Mary. InCoventry gained its first Bishop, Robert de Limesey. He began to adapt the monastery building and it was slowly converted into both a priory and a cathedral, called St Mary’s Priory and Cathedral.

It was elevated to the status of cathedral in The vast Benedictine Priory of St. Mary also previously existed near the site, having been founded by Earl Leofric and Lady Godiva in and dissolved by Henry VIII in during the Dissolution of the Monasteries.

Summary. The site of the medieval Cathedral and Benedictine Priory of St. Mary, which was founded in by Leofric and Godiva. Various excavations have taken place over many years, the most extensive being between and In Sir Roger de Montalt and Cicely his wife granted to the priory all their rights in the wide manor of Coventry, with the advowson of the church of St.

Michael and its chapels and a warren recently granted them by the king, for the yearly rent of £, and a payment of 10 marks to the nuns of Polesworth.

Publishing History This is a chart to show the publishing history of editions of works about this subject. Along the X axis is time, and on the y axis is the count of editions published.

Media in category "St. Mary's Priory and Cathedral" The following 35 files are in this category, out of 35 total. A corner of St Mary's - - jpg × ; 94 KBHeritage designation: Grade I listed. Books and journals Demidowicz, G (Ed.), Coventry's First Cathedral, () Rylatt, M, Mason, P, The Archaeology of the Medieval Cathedral and Priory of St Mary, Coventry, () Other Coventry City Council Historic Environment Record ref.

MCT St Mary's was one of only four Fontevraultine houses in England, and was large, with as many as 93 nuns in It declined in the later medieval period, and the number of nuns was only 23 in The priory was finally closed inalong with many others at the Dissolution, the manor being granted to Sir Marmaduke Constable in Coventry's Three Cathedrals Not many cities can boast more than one cathedral.

fewer still can claim to have had three. ost people are of the opinion that this is something to be proud of - others might say we were severely unlucky losing two cathedrals; the first to King Henry VIII as a result of the dissolution, and the second to the German Luftwaffe in the Second World War.

R.K. MORRIs: 'The Lost Cathedral Priory Church of St. Mary, Coventry', in Coventry's First Cathedral, ed. DEMIDOWICz, Stamford []. The cathedral church of St Michael, destroyed in the Second World War and replaced by Sir Basil Spence's building, was a parish church upgraded to cathedral status in St.

Mary\'s Priory and Cathedral was a religious institution in Coventry, England, founded in the 12th century by transformation of the former monastery of St Mary, and destroyed during the Dissolution of the Monasteries in the early 16th century.

The site was created after an archeological dig for Coventry’s first cathedral. Original artefacts and other crucial finds from the Lady Godiva era were discovered here. The Visitor Centre was closed during my visit but some aspects of the dig are available to observe/5(38). From inside the book.

Street Pinley plots pottery precinct probably quarries range records remains River Sherbourne Road Robert side St Anne's Charterhouse St Mary St Mary's Cathedral St Mary's Priory St Michael's Stoke stone stood survived thirteenth century tiles timber town wall trade Walsgrave Warwick Warwickshire Coventry (England.

The sacking of St Osburga?s by the Danes led to the funding of Coventry?s Benedictine Cathedral and Priory of St Mary founded on 4th October AD by Leofric Earl of Mercia and Godiva his : Coventry Live.BENEDICTINE HOUSES 1.

THE CATHEDRAL PRIORY OF BATH. Our first English notice of Bath is the statement in the charter, which certainly does not come down to us in its original form, how Osric the under-king of the Hwiccas in the kingdom of Mercia gave to Bertana the abbess one hundred manentes of land adjacent to the city of Bath for the erection there of a.

After 2/3 years of excavations we then rebuilt Coventry Priory Visitors Centre and now open it for tours of the gardens, the visitors centre and the Priory Undercrofts where the monks lived in Priory Place.

The 2nd Cathedral, St Michaels actually became a Cathedral in and this is the one that was destroyed on the 5/5(38).