North Berwick
Community ID
 
1084
 
Diocese
 
Saint Andrew
 
Region
 
East Lothian
 
Modern Location
 
North Berwick
 
Corporate Status
 
Priory
 
Date Founded
 
1150 (circa)
 
Date Terminated
 
1587-8
 
Religious Order
 
Cistercian, though possibly Benedictine beforehand
 
Rule
 
Benedictine
 
Foundation Information
 

Duncan I, Earl of Fife ( 1136-54 ); Confirmed by later Earls of Fife Duncan II, and Malcom (ca. 1199)

 
Population Counts
 

22 in 1544; 16 in 1587

 
Dependent Communities
 

hosp of N Berwick and Ardross

 
Visitations
 

re: Black Nuns / White Nuns: not using Cistercian habit (needs verification)

 
Early Documents
 

1154; Conf Malcolm (ca. 1199)

 
State Of Medieval Structure
 

buildings in ruins by 1287

 
Miscellaneous Information
 

church dedication 1242 / hospitallers attached

 
Contributors
 
WRL Project
 
Date Started
 
1150
 
Date Finished
 
1587
 
Length
 
562