Denny Abbey Refectory

Date:
21 Sep 1999
Location:
Denny Abbey Refectory, Ely Road, Waterbeach, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, CB5 9PQ
Reference:
IOE01/00261/22
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

TL 46 NE WATERBEACH ELY ROAD (East Side)

4/148 Denny Abbey 31.8.62 Refectory

GV I

Refectory of Fanciscan nunnery c.1340 now (1984) under restoration by the DoE. Barnack and ashlar limestone, unroofed. Five, two-trefoiled-light windows with quatrefoils in north wall, south wall rebuilt C16 and C17, and west wall C17 and C18. Converted before 1730 to an eight-bayed barn with thatched roof. Wall painting recorded by R.C.H.M. c.1970. The building is Crown Property and is a scheduled Ancient Monument.

Spittle, S.D.T. Arch. J. Vol, 124, 1967 (for plan) R.C.H.M. (Cambs notes) Sketches of wall paintings Masters, R. History of Waterbeach (Buck engraving 1730) Clay, W.K. History of Waterbeach p. 136 (interior illus.) 1857

Listing NGR: TL4923368460

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Clarke_Neil J. IOE Records for Clarke, Neil J.; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

Copyright IoE Dr Neil J. Clarke. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Clarke, Neil J.

Rights Holder: Clarke, Neil J.

Keywords

Ashlar, Lincolnshire Limestone, Thatch, Medieval Franciscan Nunnery, Religious Ritual And Funerary, Nunnery, Religious House, Refectory, Unassigned, Building Component, Building, Barn, Agriculture And Subsistence, Farm Building, Agricultural Building