The Priory, Swaffham Bulbeck, Cambridgeshire

The Priory, Swaffham Bulbeck, Cambridgeshire
Photograph taken 29 July 2000 © Mr Bruce Knight. Source Historic England Archive ref: 49413

This house is built on top of a medieval undercroft. This undercroft is the only surviving building of the Benedictine nunnery founded in the 12th century by Isabel the Bolebec. This was much added to in the 18th century.

Location

Cambridgeshire Swaffham Bulbeck

Period

Medieval (Middle Ages) (1066 - 1484)

Tags

religion faith benedictine nunnery house Medieval (1066 - 1484)