Worksop Priory Gatehouse, Worksop, Nottinghamshire

Worksop Priory Gatehouse, Worksop, Nottinghamshire
Photograph taken 13 March 2005 © Mr Derek E. Godson. Source Historic England Archive ref: 241253

This priory gatehouse was built in the early 14th century. It was once part of Worksop Priory. It was originally known as Radford Priory. It was founded in c1120 by William de Lovetot. It was for Augustinian monks. Before it was closed by Henry VIII there was a prior and 18 canons, making it a large priory. On its dissolution in June 1538 the priory estates passed to the Earl of Shrewsbury.

Location

Nottinghamshire Worksop

Period

Medieval (Middle Ages) (1066 - 1484)

Tags

gatehouse priory religion faith augustinian Medieval (1066 - 1484)