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Cluniac Priory, Priory Farm, Clifford
- SMR Number
- : 6
- Grid Reference
- : SO 25319 44576
- : CLIFFORD, HEREFORDSHIRE
Cluniac House founded as priory dependent on Lewes, 1129-30. Became priory between 1351 and 1374. Priory farm stands on site and incorporates part of a C14 building in the central block. C17 windows inserted. C17 cross wing etc.
Fishponds and additional earthworks to SW of building (07078; 07079) (1)(2)(3)
Small cell of Cluniac monks founded by Simon Fitzwalter tempe Henry I... residence the Priory..... ye church of ye Priory wherein was ye burial of ye Cliffords, but all destroyed (Leland). (4)
Historic farm recorded as part of the Herefordshire Historic Farmsteads Characterisation Project. Present on the Ordnance Survey First Edition, Pre-WW2 and Modern maps. (5)
- PRIORY (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- FARM (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
Sources and Further Reading
- <1>SHE9690 -
Bibliographic reference: Knowles D and R N Hadcock. 1953. Medieval Religious Houses. Pages 96.
- <2>SHE796 -
Bibliographic reference: 1934. Royal Commission on Historical Monuments. II. Pages 40-1.
- <3>SHE10339 -
Bibliographic reference: MP. 04/1969. SO24SE3. Ordnance Survey.
- <4>SHE11771 -
Bibliographic reference: Robinson, Rev C J. 1872. A History of the Mansions and Manors of Herefordshire.
- <5>SHE17621 -
Unpublished Report: Preece, Natalie. 2008. Herefordshire Historic Farmsteads Characterisation Project Stage 1.. Herefordshire Archaeology.
- EHE48661 -
Herefordshire Historic Farmsteads Characterisation Project: Stage 1 (Ref: SMR Event: 48661)
- Listed Building (II) 153681: OUTHOUSE ABOUT 20 METRES EAST OF PRIORY FARMHOUSE
- Listed Building (II) 153683: BARN ABOUT 30 METRES NORTH WEST OF PRIORY FARMHOUSE
- Listed Building (II) 153682: BARN ABOUT 10 METRES NORTH OF PRIORY FARMHOUSE
Associated Historic Landscape Character Records
- HHE668 -
Enclosure of Common Arable Fields - Minimal Insertion Along Major Headlands
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