Site Event/Activity record ECC1844 - Record of St John's Abbey & conventual buildings, Colchester, 1133
St John's Abbey, Colchester
TL 99749 24687 (point)
Non Parish Area
COLCHESTER, COLCHESTER, ESSEX
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In 1133 it is recorded that 'This monastery and nearly the whole of Colchester were burnt, and all the workshops, which were originally on the north side were removed to the south side of the church'. <1><2>
Monograph: Rodwell, Warwick J with Rodwell, KA. 1977. Historic Churches: a wasting asset. p37.
Serial: The Essex Society for Archaeology and History. 1923. Vol. 16 (New Series) Transactions of the Essex Archaeological Society. XVI (New Series). p.124.
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