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Priory Church of St Margaret, Isleham

History of Priory Church

Listed Building

Priory Church, Isleham (Royal Archaeological Institute 1967)

A small Benedictine priory of c.1080-90 built by Count John and given to the abbey of St. Jacut in Brittany. Later it was used as a barn and now it is in the care of the Department of the Environment. Although restoration has taken place, the priory is substantially intact and remains a rare example of Romanesque work.


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