Roof Restoration at one of the one of the largest and best-preserved monastic sites in England
USL was appointed as Principal Contractor to carry out the conservation and restoration works on Castle Acre Priory roof; an important Norfolk visitor attraction and one of the largest and best-preserved monastic sites in England dating back to 1090.
Castle Acre Priory is considered to include some of the finest and most impressive surviving monastic remains in Norfolk. This scheduled monument includes the standing and buried remains of monastic buildings and various associated earthworks within a precinct which is defined on the north east, east and south east sides by the remains of a medieval boundary wall. The priory is thought to have been founded in or around 1089 by William de Warenne (a Normal Knight), first Earl of Surrey and was built as a fortress and an aristocratic residence.
USL were pleased to carry out the sensitive re-roofing works at the Priory including;