Who owns Chacombe Priory?

Who owns Chacombe Priory?

Hugh of Chalcombe, lord of the manor of Chacombe, founded the priory in the reign of Henry II (1154–89). on low-lying land just west of the village close to the stream….Chacombe Priory.

Monastery information
Heritage designation Grade II* listed
Designated date 11 September 1953
Location Chacombe, Northamptonshire, England

What county is Chacombe?

West Northamptonshire

Civil parish Chacombe
District West Northamptonshire
Shire county Northamptonshire
Region East Midlands

Where is Chacombe in Northamptonshire?

/ 52.088; -1.279 Chacombe (sometimes Chalcombe in the past) is a village and civil parish in West Northamptonshire, England, about 3 miles (5 km) north-east of Banbury. It is bounded to the west by the River Cherwell, to the north by a tributary and to the south-east by the Banbury– Syresham road.

Why work at Chacombe?

Your child’s happiness is our priority. Chacombe is an enjoyable place to work and learn. Within this environment, we work hard to ensure that all our pupils, with their unique talents and needs, learn and develop to their full potential. If you would like to find out more about our school, please contact us.

What is the priory of Chacombe now?

Part of the priory site is now occupied by a house, also called Chacombe Priory. The house has a large Elizabethan porch and a late 17th-century staircase, and was remodelled in the Georgian era. The earliest part of the Church of England parish church of Saints Peter and Paul is the Norman font.

What happened to the railway line in Chacombe?

In 1911 the railway opened Chalcombe Road Halt just north of the village on Wardington Road. British Railways closed this in 1956 and the whole line in 1966. The Conservative politician and government minister Norman St. John-Stevas, Lord St. John, died at Chacombe House care home on 2 March 2012, at the age of 82.