Keys to the Past

Lindisfarne Priory (Holy Island)

Lindisfarne Priory, Holy Island. Photo by Northumberland County Council.
Lindisfarne Priory, Holy Island. Photo by Northumberland County Council.

This is the site of the Anglo-Saxon monastery of Lindisfarne and the priory that followed it in the 11th century. Except for a number of eighth century carved stone no remains of the Anglo-Saxon monastery have been found. Most knowledge about the mona

Reference number:N5346
Historical period: Early Medieval (410 to 1066)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Legal status:Conservation area
Listed Building
Scheduled Ancient Monument
Event(s):FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1968; B H Pritchard
HERITAGE ASSESSMENT, English Heritage Coastal Estate: risk assessment 2011; English Heritage
EVALUATION, Lindisfarne - The Holy Island Project 2016 2016; DigVentures



See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Holy Island


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