Priory Gatehouse And Remains In Abbey Farm Buildings / Remains Of Base Of South West Tower And Part Of West Claustral Range Of West Acre Priory, 20 Metres East Of Abbey Farm House

Date:
31 Mar 2004
Location:
Priory Gatehouse And Remains In Abbey Farm Buildings, Church Green, West Acre, Kings Lynn And West Norfolk, Norfolk
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Remains Of Base Of South West Tower And Part Of West Claustral Range Of West Acre Priory, 20 Metres East Of Abbey Farm House, Church Green, West Acre, Kings Lynn And West Norfolk, Norfolk
Reference:
IOE01/10789/05
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.

WEST ACRE CHURCH GREEN (south side) TF 7815 10/47 Remains of base of 19.10.51 south-west tower and part of west claustral range of West Acre Priory, 20 metres east of Abbey Farm House. (Formerly listed as Priory Gate- house and remains in Abbey Farm buildings.)

G.V. II*

Remains of base of south-west tower and part of west range of cloister of Priory of St. Mary and All Saints. C12 and C13. Flint, stone dressings. Base of Early English tower addition to west end of Norman church tower. East wall with blocked round-headed arch, north wall has 2 blocked pointed arches with angle corbel of vaulting inside tower of C15. Fragment of west end of south aisle attached at east. Norman west cloister range attached at south has four distinct chambers with surviving Norman and Early English evidence. Scheduled Ancient Monument, County Number 170. See F.H. Fairweather and H.L.

Bradfer-Lawrence, The Priory of St. Mary and All Saints, Westacre, and excavations upon its site : Norfolk Archaeology, XXIII, 1929, 359-394.

Listing NGR: TF7814915140

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE01/1598 IOE Records taken by Alan Francis Polaine; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

© Mr Alan Francis Polaine. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Polaine, Alan Francis

Rights Holder: Polaine, Alan Francis

Keywords

Flint, Stone, Medieval Augustinian Monastery, Religious Ritual And Funerary, Monastery, Religious House, Priory, Tower, Unassigned, Building, Cloister