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Interior of Beaston abbey, Norfolk

Interior of Beaston abbey, Norfolk

Engraver: Reeve, R

Medium: Aquatint, coloured

Date: 1820

Shelfmark: Ktop XXXI

Item number: 45-2-a

Genre: Topographical Print

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.

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