Coldstream
Community ID
 
1079
 
Alternate Names
 
Ecclesia beate Marie de Caldestrem et monialibus ibidem
 
Region
 
Berkshire
 
Medieval Location
 
At place called Whitehowe Qin, in the parish of Lennel
 
Modern Location
 
Coldstream
 
Corporate Status
 
Priory
 
Dedication
 
Blessed Mary
 
Date Founded
 
1166 or earlier
 
Date Terminated
 
1621
 
Religious Order
 
Benedictine/ Cistercian
 
Foundation Information
 

Earl Gospatrick of Dunbar, before 1166. He also founded Eccles.

 
Notable Members/Residents/Guests
 

The last prioress was in 1588.

 
Population Counts
 

There were 11 in 1537, but only 8 in 1621.

 
Visitations
 

Greenfield, archbishop of York, made a visitation in 1315, when he noted that the nuns had dispersed. They were destroyed by the Scots, previously in England [??].

 
Secular Political Affiliations
 

masters of laybr

 
Assets/Property
 

It owned a chapter house Lennel, Hirsel, and a chapel in Bassendean.

 
Admin. Notes
 

/ dest Scots , prev Engl ;?? destroyed by Scots, previously in England???
BCIS= Benedictine/ Cistercian?

 
Contributors
 
WRL Project
 
Date Started
 
1166
 
Date Finished
 
1621
 
Length
 
601