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Benefice of CAISTER-ON-SEA

(NW.NW.FL.10) variants

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     Assessment for tax:
£ 21. 0s. 0d.

The modern name of the benefice together with the church dedication and the grid reference of the church building (the latter can be used to access Google Maps). Constituent parts of the benefice, such as vicarage, dependent chapels, pensions, portions and prebends, with their values, are also listed here.

     Benefice details:
CAISTER-ON-SEA
TG519122 ded: HOLY TRINITY
VICARAGE
(portion) ST BENET OF HULME ABBEY, NORF., ABBOT £ 1. 0s. 0d.
(dependent chapel) CAISTER ST JOHN     
TG5041211 ded: ST JOHN THE BAPTIST or ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST     

The patronage status of the benefice in 1291-2, the date of the taxatio, as much as can be found in contemporary or near-contemporary sources. The line includes the type of patronage: ecclesiastical, secular or monastic; the name of the patron; and for monastic patrons, the order of their religious house.

     Patronage:
secular, Hugh Bardolf 2     

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     Full entry:
Ecclesia de Castr' Sancte Trinitatis cum capella et vicaria preter portionem     
variants
£ 20. 0s. 0d.
30m.
Portio abbatis Sancti Benedicti in eadem ecclesia     
£ 1. 0s. 0d.
1.5m.

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     Notes:
1 There was a free chapel, chantry or college of Castor Hall dedicated to St John, first founded by Robert de Castre in 1280. The church was on the bank and almost devoured by the sea and so it was removed to Caister Manor in the 15th century.     
2 The status of the vicarage is not clear. It was perhaps consolidated to the church or perhaps appointed to by the rector, though there are no recorded presentations (TannerIndex 149).     

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