Monument record MLI53020 - St Margaret's Leper Hospital, Langworth


Suspected site of St Margaret's Leper Hospital, at East Langworth.

Type and Period (3)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

St Margaret's hospital for lepers was mentioned in 1313, and may have ceased to exist at the time of the Black Death. {1}{2}{3}{4} Evidence for the location of the former leper hospital may be provided by the field name Spital Bridge Close, at TF 067 769, along with the reporting of human skeletons found in some numbers a short distance to the east, which likely indicate the location of its related cemetery. {5}

Sources/Archives (5)

  •  Index: SMR FILE. BARLINGS. TF 07 NE:AF -.
  •  Bibliographic Reference: William Page (ed). 1906. The Victoria County History: Lincolnshire - Volume 2. P 235.
  •  Bibliographic Reference: D. Knowles and R.N. Hadcock. 1953. Medieval Religious Houses: England and Wales - First Edition. P 283.
  •  Index: OS CARD INDEX. BARLINGS. TF 07 NE:9,1962, DA.
  •  Bibliographic Reference: Paul Everson and David Stocker. 2011. Custodians of Continuity? The Premonstratensian Abbey at Barlings and the Landscape of Ritual. pp.163-166.



Grid reference TF 0688 7707 (point) Estimated from sources

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Record last edited

Mar 21 2021 8:35PM


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