Lindisfarne Priory, Northumberland
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Lindisfarne Priory, Northumberland by A. Hamilton Thompson

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Published by H.M.S.O. in London .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Originally published, 1949.

Statementby the late A. Hamilton Thompson.
SeriesOfficial handbook / Ministry of Public Building and Works
ContributionsGreat Britain. Ministry of Public Building and Works.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13845182M

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The most famous resident of Lindisfarne Priory is however St Cuthbert. He came out of retirement on the Farne Islands to became Bishop of Lindisfarne in AD in a ceremony that is now believed to be modern day Alnmouth. However he returned to his beloved Farne Islands when became ill and died soon after in AD and was buried at Lindisfarne. Lindisfarne Priory, the original home to the Lindisfarne Gospels, was one of the most important centres of early Christianity in Anglo-Saxon England. Founded by St Aidan in AD, the site owes its fame to St Cuthbert, the greatest of Northumbrian holy men, who lived and died there. History of Lindisfarne Priory. Lindisfarne – also known as Holy Island – is one of the most important centres of early English Christianity. Irish monks settled here in AD and the monastery became the centre of a major saint’s cult celebrating its bishop, Cuthbert. The masterpiece now known as the Lindisfarne Gospels was created here. Visiting Lindisfarne Priory; Amenities on Holy Island (Lindisfarne) Spending high tide on Holy Island (Lindisfarne) in Northumberland (unless they asked us to reschedule, which we appreciate). We believe you should be able to book in confidence, and we always keep guest payments in our reserve until they have actually stayed Location: Chare Ends, Holy Island, TD15 2SE, Northumberland.

THINGS TO DO ON HOLY ISLAND Lindisfarne Priory and Priory Museum. The remains of the monastery which was built in the 12 th century are worth a wander. Don’t miss the ‘Rainbow Arch” which survived the collapse of the tower above it over years ago.. To learn the full story of the history of the priory and St Cuthbert head into the Priory the museum you can . Situated on the Holy Island of Lindisfarne and once the summer home of the lord of several local manors, the Manor House Hotel is located at the heart of the island, adjacent to the priory and with magnificent views of the castle and harbour. We offer a high standard of accommodation in our ten guest bedrooms. Lindisfarne Priory is a Norman Priory which was destroyed and left in ruins at the behest of King Henry the VIII in Entry is £5 for adults and there is a small museum and gift shop at the entrance. Lovely spot to walk around/5(K). This peaceful setting was the birthplace of the Lindisfarne Gospels, one of the world’s most precious books. Ransacked by marauding Viking raiders in the 8th century, the evocative ruins of Lindisfarne Priory includes the famous ‘rainbow bridge’ which spirals skywards with the ghost of a long-vanished tower.