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The following is a list of the monastic houses in Rutland, England.

Alien houses are included, as are smaller establishments such as cells and notable monastic granges (particularly those with resident monks), and also camerae of the military orders of monks (Knights Templars and Knights Hospitaller). Monastic hospitals are included where they had the status or function of an abbey, priory, friary or preceptor/commandery.

Abbreviations and key
Status of remains
Symbol Status
None Ruins
* Current monastic function
+ Current non-monastic ecclesiastic function (including remains incorporated into later structure)
^ Current non-ecclesiastic function (including remains incorporated into later structure) or redundant intact structure
$ Remains limited to earthworks etc.
# No identifiable trace of the monastic foundation remains
~ Exact site of monastic foundation unknown
Identification ambiguous or confused

Locations with names in italics indicate possible duplication (misidentification with another location) or non-existent foundations (either erroneous reference or proposed foundation never implemented) or ecclesiastical establishments with a monastic name but lacking actual monastic connection.

EH English Heritage
LT Landmark Trust
NT National Trust


Foundation Image Communities and provenance Formal name or dedication and alternative names Online References & Location
Brooke Priory # Earthworks - - 160194.jpg Augustinian Canons Regular
priory cell dependent on St Mary's Abbey, Kenilworth, Warwickshire
founded before c.1153 by Hugh de Ferrero;
dissolved 1535–6; granted to Antony Coope 1536/7
St Mary 52°38′48″N 0°45′04″W / 52.6466812°N 0.7510051°W / 52.6466812; -0.7510051 (Brooke Priory)
Edith Weston Priory ~ Small bay near Edith Weston - - 1005363.jpg Benedictine monks
alien house: cell, dependent on St-Georges, Bocherville
founded c.1114 by William de Tancarville, sold to the Carthusians at Coventry 1394; granted to William, Marquis of Northampton 1550/1
52°38′26″N 0°38′05″W / 52.6405358°N 0.6347233°W / 52.6405358; -0.6347233 (Edith Weston Priory (probable site)) (probable)
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