Thurgarton St Peter


Archival/Archaeological Sources

Archaeology Department, University of Nottingham

Small finds from Castle Hill excavations in 1950-60s

Boots Pure Drug Company Archives

Reports on Thurgarton 1948-1961 by C.E. Coulthard (8 bound volumes of photographs, reports, plans , excavation diaries, small finds and historical notes).

Cambridge University Collection of Air Photographs

PR 15 (15th April 1955)

BRU 73 (29th November 1974)

The National Archives

E322/241 - Surrender document and seal of Thurgarton Priory, Court of Augmentation (1538)

Special Collections, Trinity College Cambridge

Box 37 - Documents on Thurgarton

Published Sources

Alexander, J. S., The Standing Fabric and the Rockeries: Reconstructing the Priory of St.Peter,Thurgarton , in J Burton and K. Stober (eds), The Regular Canons in the Medieval British Isles, Medieval Church Studies (2011).

Brewer et al (eds.), Letters and Papers, Foreign and Domestic, of the reign of Henry VIII, 23 vols. (1862-1932)

Butler, L.A.S., 'Minor Medieval Monumental Sculpture in the East Midlands’, The Archaeological Journal (1965)

Foulds, T., The Thurgarton Cartulary, Paul Watkins, Stamford (1994)

Foulds, T., ‘The history of Thurgarton Priory before 1316’, Transactions of the Thoroton Society, 84 (1980)

Gathercole, P.W. and Wailes, B., ‘Excavations on Castle Hill, Thurgarton, Nottinghamshire, 1954-5’ Transactions of the Thoroton Society, 63 (1959)

Hodges, H.W.M., ‘Excavations on Castle Hill, Thurgarton’, Transactions of the Thoroton Society, 58 (1954)

Knowles, D. and Hadcock, R.N., Medieval Religious Houses England and Wales (1971)

Marcombe, D. and Hamilton, J. (eds.) Sanctity and Scandal The Medieval Religious Houses of Nottinghamshire (1998)

Page, W. (ed.) Victoria County History of Nottinghamshire (1906)

Smith, L.T. (ed.) ‘The Itinerary of John Leland’, Southern Illinois University Press, Volume 4 (1964).

Speight, S., 'Early Medieval Castles in Nottinghamshire (The Nottinghamshire History Lecture, 1994)', Transactions of the Thoroton Society, 98 (1994)

Standish, J., ‘Priory and Church of St Peter’s, Thurgarton, Notts’, Transactions of the Thoroton Society, 5 (1901)

Thoroton, R., The Antiquities of Nottinghamshire, by Robert Thoroton, edited and enlarged by John Throsby. With a new introduction by M. W. Barley and K. S. S. Train, (1972)



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