Muggleswick Monastic Grange

  • Description

    "The medieval building at Muggleswick, has been variously termed a monastery, a grange, a hunting lodge and 'the prior's camera'. The Prior of Durham is recorded as holding 'Muglyngwyc' in 1183, and there is a 1229 mention of a 'domum magnum' which included a 'camera'. In 1259 Prior Hugh de Derlington was granted permission to empark woodland around his 'manerium' ; he also built (or rebuilt) a 'camera'. A 1464 inventory refers to a hall, chapel, grane and 'deira' (dairy?) at Muggleswick. At the end of the 15th century there were considerable controversies over property rights between the Prior and Convent, and neighbouring landowners. Visible remains include..."
  • Owner

    Keys to the Past (Durham & Northumbria County Councils)
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 3 years, 10 months ago
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