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  Boxgrove Priory - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Boxgrove Priory, in the village of Boxgrove in Sussex, was founded in about 1066 by Robert de Haye, who in 1105 bestowed the church of St. Mary of Boxgrove upon the Benedictine Abbey of Lessay.
In about 1126 upon the marriage of Roberts daughter Cecily, to Roger St. John the number of monks living at Boxgrove was increased from the original three to six, and by 1187 there were a total of fifteen.
The Priory church is still in use as the Priory Church of St Mary and St Blaise.
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 Houses of Benedictine monks: Priory of Boxgrove | British History Online
Robert brother of William St. John granted to the priory lands in Barnham and Walberton to support a sixteenth monk, and arranged that one of the brethren should act as chaplain in his house of Halnaker, receiving his board in the house during Robert's residence there, and returning to the priory when he was absent.
As an alien house Boxgrove was liable to be seized into the king's hands during war with France, and in 1337 the prior was ordered to pay a fine of £60 as well as an annual payment of £30 for the custody of his house.
Boxgrove was visited in 1275 by the archbishop, who as a result issued a series of injunctions.
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 Priory Hotel
An alien priory is a priory which is dependent on a foreign mother house, and an alien priory cell was a residence of two or three monks dependent on a foreign mother house but sent to exploit a distant estate.
Priories were generally organized as follows: The prior was the head of the priory, and although he oversaw most aspects of the running of the priory, many specific supervisory positions existed to help him manage the priory.
Cartmel Priory, at Cartmel, Cumbria in the north of England, was founded in 1190 by William Marshal, later 2nd Earl of Pembroke for the Augustinian Canons and dedicated to Saint Mary the Virgin and Saint Michael.
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 Boxgrove Priory
Building of the Benedictine priory began early in the 12th century after land at Boxgrove had been donated to the Abbey at Lessay by Lord of Halnaker (Robert de la Haye).
When Henry VIII ordered Boxgrove to be dissolved, most of the domestic buildings were demolished, along with the complete nave of the old church, leaving only the crossing section to the east end intact.
Boxgrove itself is still little more than a quiet village on the outskirts of the city of Chichester, and an air of tranquility continues to preside over the church and the community.
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 Boxgrove | British History Online
The remains of the conventual buildings of Boxgrove Priory, which lie to the north of the church, are scanty.
Boxgrove was held of Edward the Confessor by two unnamed freemen.
170) The Priory of Boxgrove was subsequently established as a cell of Lessay, becoming independent by the end of the 14th century, (fn.
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 Boxgrove - West Sussex
The Benedictine priory was founded around 1115 in the 12th century by Robert de Haye, it was part of the Abbey of Lessay in Normandy (near Cherbourg).
The ruins of the priory can still be seen in the grounds of the church, SS Mary and Blaise.
The first record of Cricket ever being played is during evensong at Boxgrove Priory on 28th April 1622 when Anthony Ward and Edward Hartley were accused of playing Cricket in the church grounds.
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 ABOUT US   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The village of Boxgrove lies approximately 3 miles north east of the Roman city of Chichester at the foot of the South Downs and about 5 miles inland from the southern coast of England.
Just across the road from the school is Boxgrove Priory Church and the remains of the Benedictine Priory founded by the monks of Lessay Abbey in France with whom the village is twinned.
Boxgrove School provides a happy and secure environment in which pupils are offered contemporary education of a high standard.
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 CRSBI: Boxgrove Priory, Boxgrove, West Sussex
Boxgrove church comprises an aisled choir, a crossing tower, N and S transepts, and an aisled nave.
The nave extension of Boxgrove respected the style and proportions of the earlier E bay in a manner which echoes the situation at Chichester after 1187, when much of the post-fire rebuilding was inspired by what was already there.
The use of Purbeck shafts in the nave of Boxgrove was repeated in the Chichester retrochoir (after 1187), and then again in the Boxgrove chancel.
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 Sussex Churches: Boxgrove
His family and their descendants were to remain patrons of the church until the Dissolution of the Monasteries in 1536.
The main period of work to be seen today is of the early thirteenth century, typified by the pillars of Caen stone and Purbeck Marble Shafts.
Boxgrove also shows the visitor stained glass by four of the greatest artists of the nineteenth and twentieth century.
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 PROSPECTUS
Boxgrove School is in the Southern Area of the West Sussex County Council.
Boxgrove School is situated in the centre of Boxgrove village to the north of the A27 and about three miles to the east of Chichester.
In Boxgrove School children start to join their writing from the age of six in Year 1, avoiding the later difficulties of change when the hand movements of writing are strongly established.
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 Magenta Building Conservation Ltd - Projects - Boxgrove Priory
Near to Boxgrove Priory is the site of the oldest humanoid remains in Europe.
"Boxgrove Man" dates back 500,000 years and along with his remains was found evidence of a large flint tool industry.
Boxgrove Priory was founded in 1108 by the Benedictine Abbey of Lessay in France.
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 Ancient Monuments Laboratory
The area to the northwest of the current parish church (once the priory church) contains the buried remains of the cloisters and other buildings.
The Priory is a scheduled ancient monument (SAM WS26) in the guardianship of English Heritage and the purpose of the survey was to trace and define any buried structural remains to better inform future management of the site.
Boxgrove Priory lies on well drained silty soils of the Charity 1 association (Soil Survey of England and Wales 1983) developed over Clayey gravel and Chalk (Institute of Geological Sciences 1996).
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 Roll of Honour - Sussex - Boxgrove Priory
Rifleman TF/330410 1/8th Battalion, The Hampshire Regiment (The Isle of Wight Rifles) 54th Division Killed in action in Palestine during the 2nd Battle of Gaza 9 April 1917.
Aged 19 Son of William & Kate Herrington of Crockerhill near Boxgrove Commemorated on The Jerusalem Memorial, Palestine.
Aged 25 Son of Thomas & Eliza Howard of Crockerhill near Boxgrove, Born in Slindon and enlisted in Chichester.
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 GENUKI: Boxgrove, SSX
BOXGROVE is a large parish, in the Western division of the county, Box and Stockbridge hundred, Chichester county court district, rape, diocese and archdeaconry, West Hampnett union, and rural deanery of Boxgrove, and is bounded by the surrounding parishes of East Dean, West Hampnett, Tangmere, and Eartham.
The grounds which surround this fine structure are pleasingly diversified; oak timber of the finest growth, and the wide-spreading beech, whose limbs touch the ground, adorn the extensive park, whilst numerous cedars of Lebanon, of a remarkable size and beauty, Virginian tulip trees, cork trees, and other exotics, give variety and interest to the foliage.
Boxgrove was formerly a place of importance, giving name to the hundred and deanery.
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 Boxgrove West Sussex England PO18 UK
Britain's 'oldest' man. The remains of Boxgrove Man were found in a quarry at Boxgrove, near Chichester, West Sussex, South England.
Boxgrove, West Sussex Boxgrove is the proposed type site for the major temperate stage, dated to the period 524-478 ka bp, prior to the Anglian
Britain's `oldest ' man. The remains of Boxgrove Man were found in a quarry at Boxgrove, near Chichester, West Sussex, South England.
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 All you ever wanted to know About Boxgrove Priory, Sussex
Dating from the early twelfth century, the church of St Mary the Virgin and St Blaise was built on land donated to the Benedictine Abbey of Lessay by Robert de la Haye.
The Early English priory nave dates from 1220 and later in 1532, Lord and Lady De La Warr had the chantry chapel built.
Scenes from the French Book of Hours are depicted in vivid carvings on the pillars and Lambert Bernard was commissioned in the sixteenth century to paint the De La Warrs family crests and coats of arms.
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 Discussion - Billy Fiske Americen Hero - RC Groups
He is buried in the quiet and tranquil setting of Boxgrove Priory church.
Boxgrove Priory, at Boxgrove in Sussex, was founded in about 1066 by Robert de Haye, who in 1105 bestowed the church of St. Mary of Boxgrove and became a Benedictine Priory.
Gems like the Priory that you've shown us remain in distant parts of the globe, unaccessible to many of us.
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 St Mary & St Blaise, Boxgrove, West Sussex | Diocese of Chichester   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Priory is not just an historic monument: it is a house of prayer lovingly maintained by the parish congregation for the glory of God.
The church is there remaining part of Boxgrove Priory.
This was built for the Benedictine monks who worshipped here from 1117 to 1536, when monastery was dissolved on the orders of Henry VIII.
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 Content Reserve
Abbey, Abbeys, British Heritage, British History, Monasteries, Monastery, Priories, Priory
During the twelfth century, great numbers of Norman abbeys and priories were founded in England, Wales and Scotland.
Perhaps it is the same spiritual magnetism that continues to attract annual pilgrimages to these gentle pastures of Somerset.
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 Billy_Fiske   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In the south-east corner of Boxgrove graveyard in Sussex, England, there is a fine headstone to the memory of Pilot Officer Billy Fiske.
As the coffin, covered with the Union Jack and the Stars and Stripes, was borne on a bier to Boxgrove Priory Church, the Central Band of the RAF played funeral marches.
The coffin was borne into the churchyard by six members of the ground staff at Tangmere.
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 Boxgrove Priory, United Kingdom
Beyond Duncton Hill, on a side road off the A27, lies Boxgrove.
Its priory church (1120-1220) shows the transition from Norman to Early English, and boasts a notable 16th C ceiling fresco by Lambert Bernard.
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 Abbeys, Castles, Cathedrals and Priories in Sussex
Building of the Benedictine priory began early in the 12th century after land at Boxgrove had been donated to the Abbey at Lessay by Lord of Halnaker).
The remains of a great priory built in 1077 which was destroyed by Henry VIII after his argument with Rome.
century gatehouse enclose the remains of an Augustine priory and Tudor mansion.
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 Boxgrove - Photographs - Strolling Guides
Boxgrove Priory - Churches Church Buildings Building West Sussex
Crossing Roof - Boxgrove Priories Priory Churches Church West Sussex
Get directions to Boxgrove by public transport and car with Transport Direct.
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 Boxgrove Priory : Properties : Days Out & Events : English Heritage
Boxgrove Priory : Properties : Days Out and Events : English Heritage
The remains of a Benedictine priory built during the 12th century.
N of Boxgrove, 4 miles E of Chichester, on minor road off A27 (OS Map 197; ref SU 909076)
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 eBay.co.uk - priory, bhs priory, priory oak, Postcards items at low prices   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Lancs Headless Cross Cartmel Priory RP 1959 Postcard
BHS Priory Placemats Place Table Mats Coasters x 4
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 Abbeys and priories in England   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Abbeys and priories in England is a link page for any abbey, priory, friary or other religious house in England.
Abbeys and priories in the Republic of Ireland
List of monasteries dissolved by Henry VIII of England, Dissolution of the Monasteries
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 Boxgrove Village Sussex from the Sussexcoast web pages
Boxgrove Village Sussex from the Sussexcoast web pages
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