The rest has been left to gradually crumble while serving as a major attraction.
She also sold Annie a membership whilst talking to another lady (obviously upper crust!) - it was a conversation that has stuck with me...
Shop worker: "so did you call him yet?"
Posh visiter in a shocked voice: "goodness no, I can't call him, we haven't been introduced!"
It was another world.
In the niche above the front doors of the church is Mary Magdelene kneeling next to her is a canon or prior.
How wonderful that this part of the church is still in use.
Below is the shaft of the Lanercost Cross which used to stand outside the church but has been heavily damaged over the years - it dates to 1214.
The undercroft outside...