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Priory Church Carthusian martyrs

Ghost building: Priory Church

Lines laid out in the grass can just be seen in our photo. They indicate what is now thought to be the site of the original Priory Church and in our terms are a "ghost building", such as the Roman amphitheatre. There the Google Maps satellite view is very useful but here the shadows make that useless.

Site: Carthusian martyrs (2 memorials)

EC1, Charterhouse Square

A private commemoration ceremony takes place at the Carthusian martyrs plaque on 4 May, the date of John Houghton's execution, each year.

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This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Priory Church

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Charterhouse church

A chapel was first built here soon after 1348 by Walter de Manny, alongside a...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Priory Church

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Carthusian martyrs

The verse comes from "The Apocrypha: Prayer of Azariah, Chapter 1". We don't...

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