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Merton Priory

An English Augustinian priory founded in 1114 by Gilbert the Norman, Sheriff of Surrey under King Henry I (1100-1135), situated within the manor of Merton.

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June 13, 2020

COVID-19 update

After a successful 2019, during which we received over 3,500 visitors to the newly refurbished Chapter House, held a number of events and carried out a programme of group and school visits, we had planned to open again in 2020. We regret, however, that like so many museums and venues the Chapter House has to…

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The Merton Priory Trust is a company limited by guarantee and registered in England.
Company Registration No.3525361. Charity Registration No. 1071445.