Restoration allows public to return to St Mary's Priory

Restoration work at 13th century St Mary's Priory in the coastal village of Beeston Regis, England has been completed at a cost just over UKĀ£13,000. Repairs included restoration of 19th century gates and a vandalized roof. (photo)

Norfolk cabinet member David Harrison said: "It's important the Norfolk residents learn about their heritage and the repair of sites like this is a brilliant enhancement to our rich historic culture." The priory was founded in 1216 and dissolved in 1536.