Prittlewell Priory Houses

Prittlewell Priory
Priory Park, Victoria Avenue
Southend on Sea


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This museum is housed in the remains of the Cluniac Priory of St. Mary's, founded in the early 12th century by Robert fitzSuen. The museum now houses a major "communications" display, centred around the products of the EKCO (E.K. Cole) factory which used to stand in Priory Crescent, just to the north of the Priory. There are also major displays on the wildlife of south east Essex, and on the history of the Priory, including items found during excavations on the monastic site. But the most important artefacts are the buildings themselves, and especially the roofs.

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VenuePrittlewell Priory
AddressPriory Park, Victoria Avenue, Southend on Sea, Essex, SS2 6NB
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