Michelham Priory :: Shared Description

Michelham Priory is the site of a former Augustine Priory near Upper Dicker, East Sussex, It is owned and administered by the Sussex Archaeological Society.

The Augustine Priory of the Holy Trinity was founded at Michelham in 1229. The Priory was dissolved in the 1537 by King Henry VIII. The Church and some of the building were demolished and between 1599 and 1601 the house was sold to Thomas Sackville,

The property remained in private hands into the 20th century, when it was restored by the Sussex architect and antiquarian, Walter Godfrey. It was used as a base for Canadian troops during the winter of 1941-42 while they prepared for the Dieppe Raid. Later it was the East Sussex headquarters of the Auxiliary Territorial Service. LinkExternal link

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by Paul Gillett
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TQ5509 : Grasses and shrubs - Michelham Priory by Paul Gillett
TQ5509 : Duck House in Michelham Priory moat by Rob Farrow
TQ5509 : Statue of girl under Wisteria, Michelham Priory by Rob Farrow
TQ5509 : Michelham Priory - Thirteenth century wing by Rob Farrow
TQ5509 : Moat at Michelham Priory by Paul Gillett
TQ5509 : Watermill at Michelham Priory, East Sussex by PAUL FARMER
TQ5509 : Cloister Garden - Michelham Priory by Paul Gillett
TQ5509 : Michelham Priory by PAUL FARMER
TQ5509 : The Gate House, Michelham Priory by PAUL FARMER
TQ5509 : Michelham Priory by Rob Farrow
TQ5509 : Michelham Priory - Prior's Lodging by Rob Farrow
TQ5509 : Moat - Michelham Priory by Paul Gillett
TQ5509 : Wisteria in the kitchen garden at Michelham Priory by Rob Farrow
TQ5509 : A 'Chair' in grounds of Mitchelham Priory by PAUL FARMER
TQ5509 : Twelfth century stoup at Michelham Priory by Rob Farrow
TQ5509 : Michelham Priory - Undercroft by Rob Farrow
TQ5509 : Postbox near entrance to Mitchelham Priory by PAUL FARMER
TQ5509 : Michelham Priory viewed across moat by Paul Gillett
TQ5509 : Michelham Priory by Oast House Archive
TQ5509 : Michelham Priory - A stretch of the moat by Rob Farrow
TQ5509 : Michelham Priory Gardens by Paul Gillett
TQ5509 : Moat - Michelham Priory by Paul Gillett
TQ5509 : Picnic area - Michelham Priory by Paul Gillett
TQ5509 : Michelham Priory House by Paul Gillett
TQ5509 : Michelham Priory - from its Kitchen Garden by Rob Farrow

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Created: Sun, 17 Jul 2011, Updated: Wed, 1 Jun 2016

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