Building record SBC 012 - Grenville College; Stoke College; Stoke Priory

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Stoke College (formerly Stoke Priory, now Grenville College).


Grid reference Centred TL 7414 4317 (49m by 54m)
Map sheet TL74SW


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Stoke College (formerly Stoke Priory, now Grenville College). College incorporates minor parts of the Benedictine Priory founded circa 1090 by Geoffrey de Clare at Clare Castle and transferred to Stoke in 1124. It became a college of secular priests in 1415. Dissolved 1548 (S1). Remains of priory - consist of E parts of the Norman nave, made two-storeyed by the college, the transepts used for domestic purposes and the cloister E walk and dormitory. In the cloister walk part of a blocked doorway and a window (R1).

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <R1> Bibliographic reference: Pevsner N & Radcliffe E. 1974. The Buildings of England: Suffolk. 438-439.
  • <S1> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TL74SW3.
  • <R2> Bibliographic reference: Knowles & Hadcock,. 1971. Medieval Religious Houses of England & Wales. 85, 92, 418, 440.
  • <S2> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.
  • <R3> Bibliographic reference: Dickinson P G M,. 1956. Little Guide of Suffolk. 313-314.

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Oct 13 2021 10:03AM

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