St. Godric & The Tragedy of Finchale Priory ~ Durham County English Hermitage


Title: The abridged Life of St. Godric and The Tragedy of Finchale Priory

Author: J. F. J. Smith (according to Reginald the Monk)

Description: No date indicated (circa late-1950s) Staple-bound in card covers. Covers rubbed; price blacked-out on front cover; light corner wear. Interior is clean and unmarked. 13 illustrations (mostly from photographs of the ruins and a couple maps). 64 pages. 21.5 x 13.5 cm.

A history of the Finchale Priory and the English hermit and saint Godric (c. 1070-1170), with an account of an exploration of the ruins of the priory made between 1951-1953. The priory was located near Finchale Abbey Farm, four miles outside of Durham, County Durham.

Binding: Staple bound soft cover
Condition: Very Good

Publisher: J. F. J. Smith - Finchale Abbey Farm
Place: Durham

Keywords: Godric's Garth, Finchale, County Durham, Durham, England, English, monks, hermitage,

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