Castle Acre Priory

Peterborough

Castle Acre Priory

Castle Acre Priory, Peterborough

Ruins include a 12th-century church with elaborately decorated great west front which still rises to full height, 15th century gatehouse and a porch and priors lodging that are still fit to live in. Norfolk. Castle Acre Priory was inspired by the monastery at Cluny in France and was home to a community of monks until 1537, when Henry VIII disbanded all monastic houses. Production credits include: Tonight with Trevor Macdonald; Ideal World; How We Built Britain;

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