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Reclusorium, or Anchorhold, at Rettenden, Essex

Reclusorium, or Anchorhold, at Rettenden, Essex.jpg Rectory House, West Deane, Sussex - planThumbnailsQuilted Armour

In a reclusorium, or anchorhold, there was always a “cell” of a certain construction, to which all things else, parlours or chapels, apartments for servants and guests, yards and gardens, were accidental appendages.

The Project Gutenberg eBook, Scenes and Characters of the Middle Ages, by Edward Lewes Cutts
Published in 1911