Interior of Beaston abbey, Norfolk
Engraver: Reeve, R
Medium: Aquatint, coloured
This Augustinian priory was founded in early 13th century by Margaret de Cressy or Isabel de Rye. It consisted of a church, monastic quarters and cloisters, with separate accommodation for travellers. As can be seen in the picture, the building had fallen into ruin by the 18th century.