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Charterhouse

The site of a Carthusian Priory founded in the 14th century. Original buildings extant are mainly 16th century notably the Elizabethan Great Hall and Gatehouse, the Chapel and Library though there are remains of the monastic buildings in Masters and Washhouse Courts. A hospital for eighty poor brethren and school for forty poor boys was founded 1611 by Thomas Sutton a high ranking civil servant who became one of the wealthiest men in Jacobean England.

Present day brethren must be bachelors or widowers over sixty and members of the Church of England. Charterhouse is now a famous independent school where pupils have always been referred to as Carthusians, it moved to imposing new premises in Godalming, Surrey 1872.

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