A NEW PUBLICATION – A County Guide to Pre-Reformation Monasteries of England and the Monastic Way of Life – The County of Nottinghamshire

Written by Dr Robert Tansey this booklet is a handy guide to the abbey and priory remains that can be visited in Nottinghamshire. Also included is an overview of early monastic life throughout England. It should be of interest to Nottinghamshire Heritage Site Shops, Museums, Libraries and local History and Archaeological Groups. Further books in this series are in the process of preparation; they include County Guides to Leicestershire, Lincolnshire and Derbyshire.

It contains the following interesting information that will enlighten those visitors to such sites who have little knowledge of this aspect of our Christian Heritage:

  • Early Monastic Life
  • Christianity comes to Britain
  • Monastic Institutions come to Britain
  • Daily life in a Monastery
  • Those Called to the Monastic Way of Life
  • Monastic Institutions
  • Religious Orders
  • Notes of Local Interest
  • Beauvale Priory
  • Blyth Priory
  • Felley Priory
  • Lenton Priory
  • Mattersey priory
  • Newstead Abbey
  • Rufford Abbey
  • Thurgarton Priory
  • Worksop Priory
  • Other Religious Houses 

This Guide contains directions of how to get to these sites and details of on-site facilities and contact telephone numbers where applicable. 

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Author Contact: drrobert.tansey@talktalk.net