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history of the castle of Halton and the priory or abbey of Norton

Beamont, William

history of the castle of Halton and the priory or abbey of Norton

with an account of the barons of Halton, the priors and abbots of Norton, and an account of Rock Savage and Daresbury church. With notices of the historic events of the neighbourhood.

by Beamont, William

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Published by P. Pearse in Warrington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Halton castle,
  • Norton Priory (Norton, Cheshire, England)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy William Beamont, esq.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA690.H19 B3
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxviii, [2], 142, [2], 143-214 p.
    Number of Pages214
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6914194M
    LC Control Number02006730
    OCLC/WorldCa4510611

    A history of the castle of Halton and the priory or abbey of Norton ().pdf A history of the house of Lyme (in Cheshire) ().pdf A List of the Clergy in Eleven Deaneries of . Halton Castle, Cheshire, England. Halton Castle, Cheshire, England Halton Castle is in the former village of Halton which is now part of the town of Runcorn, Cheshire, England. The castle is situated on the top of Halton Hill, a sandstone prominence overlooking the village.

    Monastic houses in England include abbeys, priories and friaries, among other monastic religious houses.. This article provides a gazetteer for the whole of England. Additionally, each county below provides links to the specific list for that county. The third and largest manor was held by Odard. It is in the story of Odard and his descendants that our interest lies, for Odard was the first of the Duttons, of Dutton. Tradition has it that Odard was a resident of Normandy, who in the company of Nigel, who became first Baron of .

    It is likely that Nigel erected a motte and bailey castle on Halton Hill in the s. In , Nigel's son, William Fitznigel, founded an Augustinian Priory at Runcorn. In the priory was moved to Norton, about 3½ miles away. In the priory was raised to the higher status of abbey. It is likely that Nigel erected a motte and bailey castle on Halton Hill in the s. [13] In , Nigel's son, William Fitznigel, founded an Augustinian Priory at Runcorn. In the priory was moved to Norton, about miles (6 km) away. In the priory was raised to the higher status of abbey. [14].


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History of the castle of Halton and the priory or abbey of Norton by Beamont, William Download PDF EPUB FB2

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This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks. Get this from a library. A history of the castle of Halton and the priory or abbey of Norton, with an account of the barons of Halton, the priors and abbots of Norton, and an account of Rock Savage and Daresbury church.

With notices of the historic events of the neighbourhood. [William Beamont]. Norton Priory Museum and Gardens. Halton Castle. Halton Castle is located in the nearby village of Halton. Little survives of the medieval structure although the 18th century courthouse is now a pub, ‘Halton Castle Hotel’ and the views from the bailey overlooking the river Mersey and across the sandstone ridge are extraordinary.

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Abbey Hulton is a village in Staffordshire, England that now forms a suburb of the city of village was named after the former abbey that existed between the 13th and 16th centuries.

History. It is recorded in the Domesday Book of as Heltone, in Pirehill Hundred, when it was held by Robert of Stafford. Henry de Aldithley (or Audley) endowed the Cistercian Abbey of St Country: England.

Norton Priory Museum & Gardens and Halton Castle will be free entry all day. There will be a free shuttle bus service between Norton Priory Museum and Halton Castle running throughout the day.

Enjoy tours and family activities at the castle 11am - 4pm. Back. Simon de Montfort This ebook list for those who looking for to read Simon de Montfort, you can read or download in PDF, ePub or Mobi.

May some of ebooks not available on your country and only available for those who subscribe and depend to the source of library websites. On the south side of the River Mersey stands the remains of the once wealthy monastery of Norton Priory.

The Augustinian canons founded the site inhaving moved from a pre-existing one in Runcorn that had been deemed too small. After draining the land, they set about building a thick-walled stone Romanesque style church. They dug a.

Norton Priory raised to the status of a mitred abbey Henry Bolingbroke became 15th, and last, Baron of Halton and the barony passed to the monarchy when he usurps King Richard II and takes the throne to became King Henry IV.

"A History of the Castle of Halton and the Priory or Abbey of Norton "(William Beamont. Percival Pearse.) Pages – all. Halton Castle, Norton Priory, Barons of Halton. Beamont "An Account of the Rolls of the Honour of Halton" (William Beamont. Percival Pearse.) Pages – all.

Norton Priory is a historic site in Norton, Runcorn, Cheshire, England, comprising the remains of an abbey complex dating from the 12th to 16th centuries, and an 18th-century country house; it is now a museum. The remains are a scheduled ancient monument and are designated by English Heritage as a Grade I listed are considered to be the most important monastic remains in Cheshire.

Hotels near Norton Priory Museum and Gardens: ( km) De Vere Baresbury Park ( km) Premier Inn Widnes hotel ( km) Runcorn Jubilee Bed & Breakfast ( km) The Partridge ( km) Amado Boutique Hotel; View all hotels near Norton Priory Museum and Gardens on Tripadvisor/5().

'A History of the Castle of Halton and the Priory or Abbey of Norton' by William Beamont. 'History of Runcorn; with an Account of the Ancient Village of Weston' by Charles Nickson. 'Old Runcorn' by Bert Starkey which includes the excellent chapters 'Norman Rule', 'The Medieval Community' and.

I went to do a book signing at Norton Priory yesterday as it has close connections with the story of The de Lacy Inheritance. Part of the novel is set at nearby Halton Castle, the home of the barons of Halton, and it was the second baron, William fitz Nigel who founded the community of Augustinian canons in on the south bank of the River Mersey, near Runcorn in Cheshire.

A history of the castle of Halton and the priory or abbey of Norton: with an account of the barons of Halton, the priors and abbots of Norton, and an account of Rock Savage and Daresbury church: with notices of the historic events of the neighbourhood / by:.

the barony of Halton in Cheshire of the earls of Chester. Nichols' statement with regard to Castle Donington is as follows:" William, the son of Nigel, baron of Halton, who founded the priory of Norton, co. Chester, gave to that priory, inter alia, iJ'.C.H.

Leices. I, 2/btd, I, 3/Md. I, The timeline of Cheshire history shows significant events in the history of the English county of Cheshire Norton Priory becomes a mitred abbey. Richard II visits Chester with many of his nobles. Runcorn and Widnes merge to form the Borough of Halton.

Norton Priory Museum opens. Anderton Boat Lift closes. Norton Priory Museum & Gardens is a fascinating combination of historical, archaeological and natural beauty. With Medieval monastic ruins, a large Georgian walled garden, and acres of gardens, woodland walks, pear and apple orchards, as well as the National Collection of Tree Quince (Cydonia Oblonga)/5().Things to See and Do Near Norton Priory Museum.

While you're in town visiting Norton Priory Museum, you can explore everything there is to see and do within just a few miles of the area. Learn about local history at Halton Castle and Walton Hall and Gardens.Norton Priory was established as an Augustinian foundation near Runcorn, Cheshire, England in the 12th century, and was raised to the status of an abbey in The abbey was closed inas part of the dissolution of the monasteries.

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