Summary Page: Former House
Name: Bayham also [Brockley / Otham]
Circary at the Time: Anglia Australis
Years of Activity: ca. 1180 (Brockley and Otham), 1208-1525 (Bayham)
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Monasticon Praemonstratense (II, 36)
Approximate modern location:
1. Brockley: Between Deptford and Lewisham, Kent, northwest of Lewisham and southwest of Deptford.
2. Otham: due north of Hastings, northeast of Hailsham, just southeast of Maidstone, Sussex
3. Bayham, Near Otham in Sussex.
Elm-Number [See below]: 37*
Other Comments: The two locations of Brockley and Otham were each founded about 1180. In 1208 they were both moved to Bayham. Small ruins remain at Brockley and Otham. Greater ruins remain at Bayham.
* This listing (and the numbers, with a few adjustments after 1995) is based on the map contained in Kaspar Elm's Norbert von Xanten: Adliger, Ordensstifter, Kirchenfürst, Wienand Verlag, Köln, 1984, page 328-329.