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Kirkham Priory

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Continuing the tour of Yorkshire, I next sought out Kirkham Priory.

The ruins of the Augustinian priory are beautifully positioned beside the River Derwent. We have a print of the gatehouse in our collection, which looks like this:

James Sargant Storer The Gate Of Kirkham Priory, Yorkshire. Engraving. Collection of Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū, Sir Joseph Kinsey bequest

James Sargant Storer The Gate Of Kirkham Priory, Yorkshire. Engraving. Collection of Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū, Sir Joseph Kinsey bequest

And now it looks like this:

Photo: Tim Jones

Photo: Tim Jones