Monastery of St. Trone

description below

A watercolor sketch of two rotund monks in front of a entrance to monastery in a lane within gate and wall surround. One attends closely to a young lady with two baskets on her arms; the other reads, lounging on a bench with his one foot raised.


  • Artist: Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827, artist.
  • Title: Monastery of St. Trone [art original].
  • Production: [England], [early 19th century]

Catalog Record

Drawings R79 no. 15 Box D145

Acquired July 2020

Collections relating St. Edmund’s Hospital at Gatesheved

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In: ‘Collectanea ad statum civilem et ecclesiasticum comitatus Dunelmensis spectantia’ [Darlington, 1820′].
In Latin and English.
Frontispiece engraving entitled ‘Goatshead Monastery Durham’ taken from Grose’s Antiquitites.

  • Title: Collections relating St. Edmund’s Hospital at Gatesheved in the County of Durham : shewing the foundation thereof by Nicholas Farnham Bishop of Durham, about the year 1247, and afterwards dissolved by a general act of Parliament 26th, Henry 8th, 1535, but again refounded by King James Ist. 4th January 1610, by the name of King James’s Hospital in Gateside. Together with several charters, grants, &c, concerning the said town and Church of Gateside …
  • Published: [Darlington : Printed [by George Allan] in the year, MDCCLXIX 1769]

Catalog Record

63 D21 769

Acquired August 2013