Thesaurus Term/Concept: ANCHORITE CELL

Identifier 69962
Status Preferred
Index? Yes
Scope Note A small dwelling for the solitary confinement of a pious reclusive religious man or monk, often attached to the north wall of a church. A squint enabled the occupant to witness the Mass.

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Context Record
Monument Type MSF37547 Anchorite cells in Ipswich (Monument)
Monument Type MSF37546 Anchorite cells recorded at Cowlinge (Poorly Located Monument)
Monument Type MSF37543 Bury St. Edmunds Anchorite Cell (Monument)
Monument Type MSF37542 Bury St. Edmunds Anchorite Cell (Poorly Located Monument)
Monument Type MSF14137 Church of St Peter (Monument)
Monument Type MSF37575 'Onhus' hermitage/anchorite cells (Poorly Located Monument)
Monument Type MSF37548 'Randeston' anchorite cells at Thrandeston (Poorly Located Monument)
Monument Type MSF37576 'Uuesdene' hermitage/anchorite cells (Poorly Located Monument)