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MARTON PRIORY

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Double house of Augustinian canons and Benedictine nuns founded by 1154. It became an Augustinian monastery in 1167, when the nuns were moved to Moxby, and was dissolved in 1536. In 1280-3 it was impoverished and misruled, and 2 canons were sent to other houses. It was ravaged by the Scots in 1322. Earthworks of water management connected to fish farming remain including fishponds, reservoir, and a watermill remain.

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