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BROOMHOLM PRIORY

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Priory founded 1113 by William de Glanville and subordinate to the Cluniac house at Castle Acre. It came under direct Cluniac rule about 1195 until 1390, when it became denizen. It was dissolved in 1536. Standing remains comprise parts of the north transept, (the bottom of which has been utilized as a pillbox during the Second World War), nave, chapter house, dorter, refectory and two gatehouses.

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