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HAVERHOLME PRIORY

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The Gilbertine priory of St Mary was founded as a double house in 1139 and dissolved in 1539. The then marshy island at Haverholme was granted to Fountains Abbey in 1137 and construction of the the monastic buildings begun. However, when the monks arrived, they disliked the site. Consequently, the monks were granted a new site at Louth Park, and the Haverholme site was granted to the Gilbertines. The site was excavated in 1961-62 when a well or storage pit was found, and wall foundations of unspecified priory buildings.

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