Books and papers relating to the archaeology

(1) The Revd James Lee Warner, ‘Walsingham Priory’ (1854) in The Archaeological Journal June 1856: click here to see just the illustrations (2) Henry Harrod, Gleanings among the Castles and Convents of Norfolk (1857), pp 154-187 (3) H A Bond, ‘Walsingham Topography(1956) in ‘Norfolk Archaeology Vol. XXXI Part III 1956, pp 359-370’ Bond's account of the results of the investigation of a trench dug in the Priory grounds in 1955 by himself and R Rainbird Clarke (4) J C Dickinson, The Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham (1956; reprinted 2011) Chapters 4-6 ('Archaeological') (5) Charles Green and A B Whittingham (1961) Green's preliminary report of the excavation of the Novum Opus area and in Journal of the Royal Archaeological Institute 1968 (6) Doreen M K Agutter, Archaeology at Walsingham Priory 1853-1961 (2011) a comprehensive overview and reassessment of the studies described above: click here (7) Donald Hole, England’s Nazareth, 1939. Chapter VII Fresh Discoveries: click here (8) J B Wells, The new Visitors Centre answers my 54-year-old Question (2009) personal research on the possible location of the Priory's northern precinct wall: click here (Barrie Wells deposited a fuller version of this paper in the archives.)

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