Binham Priory: Dorter

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Binham Priory © David Gill

The monks’ dorter at Binham Priory lay in the eastern wing, to the south of the warming house (see English Heritage plan). It dated to the 12th century. A reredorter projected to the east. The dorter was placed over the undercroft.

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Binham Priory, undercroft (with dorter above) and warming room beyond © David Gill

Access to the dorter was via the day stairs located between the parlour and the chapter house, with access from the eastern side of the cloister.

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Binham Priory © David Gill

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Binham Priory © David Gill

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Binham Priory, parlour and site of day stairs to dorter © David Gill

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