Summary Page: Former House
Name: Irford / Orford, B.M.V.
Circary at the Time: Anglia Medianae
Years of Activity: 1154-1539
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Monasticon Praemonstratense (II, 60)
Approximate modern location: By Market Rasen, not far from Stainton le Vale, County of Lincoln.
Elm-Number [See below]: None.*
Other Comments: Also referred to locally as Orford. Parthenon, founded at the same time, probably, as the first house in England -- Newhouse. Nothing is left in the bare fields now except three distinctly flat, square/rectangular shapes, probably the foundations of the major buildings.
* 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.