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Prittlewell Priory

Photo credit: James Bettley

Open to the public

Heritage site in Essex

8 artworks

Part of Southend Museums Service

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Prittlewell Priory was founded in the 12th century; it has a fascinating history and passed through many different owners. It was presented to the town as a museum by local jeweller, R. A. Jones, in 1917. Upon re-opening in Spring 2012, the Priory will have new displays relating to its former monastic and Victorian residents, and a new visitor centre providing greatly improved facilities and access.

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Priory Park, Victoria Avenue, Southend-on-Sea, Essex SS2 6NB England

museums@southend.gov.uk

01702 434449

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http://www.southendmuseums.co.uk