Granges sentence example
- They were frequently regular "priories," but sometimes only "cells," and even "granges," with small chapels attached.
- The rich pastoral scenery of this part of Lincolnshire influenced the imagination of the boy, and is plainly reflected in all his early poetry, although it has now been stated with authority that the localities of his subject-poems, which had been ingeniously identified with real brooks and granges, were wholly imaginary.
- The outlying farming establishments belonging to the monastic foundations were known as villae or granges.
- They gave employment to a body of conversi and labourers under the management of a monk, who bore the title of Brother Hospitaller - the granges, like their parent institutions, affording shelter and hospitality to belated travellers.
- Many co-operative dairies have persisted since the early days of farmers' granges.Advertisement
- In the 14th century they included a hall, bailiff's chamber, granary, stable, byre, and two granges.
- Monks established medieval granges on the limestone uplands of the Peak where they carried out large-scale sheep farming.
- Abbey Dore was very prosperous and had 17 associated granges, 9 of which were in the Golden Valley.
- The land was farmed by the monks themselves or by lay brothers who managed the outlying granges.
- Monasteries could also build monastic granges and other farm buildings, dovecotes, mills, churches and chapels.Advertisement
- By the 14th century, large upland areas of the Yorkshire Dales were given over to monastic granges.
- The community and its tenants took sides, and the abbey granges were looted and destroyed by rival factions.
- In the twelfth century Rievaulx had around twelve granges but by the early fourteenth century had established about twenty.
- The resort years didn't last, and when the Granges sold the property in the 1940s, the winery dissipated into decline and neglect.