NUNNERY BARN

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1207997
Date first listed:
03-Apr-1951
Date of most recent amendment:
01-Dec-1993
Statutory Address:
NUNNERY BARN, NUNNERY BRIDGES ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
NUNNERY BARN, NUNNERY BRIDGES ROAD

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Norfolk
District:
Breckland (District Authority)
Parish:
Thetford
National Grid Reference:
TL 87309 82301

Details

THETFORD

TL8782 NUNS BRIDGES ROAD, Nunnery Place 617-1/8/175 Nunnery Barn 03/04/51

GV I

Formerly known as: Remains of St George's Nunnery in grounds of Nunnery Place House. Conventual church of Benedictine nunnery of St George. C11, re-founded c1160. Turned into a house C16 and a barn to Place Farm C18. Library and offices 1991. Flint and clunch with ashlar dressings. Now with slate roofs. Nave, south transept and part of chancel remain. C20 lean-to extensions north and south, the latter masking 3 late C16 limestone 3-light cross casements with hoods on lozenge label stops. South transept with 2 similar but mutilated windows. South wall of transept with remains of C12 pilaster and fragments of former slype barrel vault. Various other window embrasures and later barn door jambs survive embedded in the walling. Gabled roofs. INTERIOR: wide double-chamfered transept arch on compound piers and with scalloped capitals. C20 roof. C20 glazing closes east and west walls.

Listing NGR: TL8730982301

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
384794
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 29 Jul 2005
Reference: IOE01/14006/29
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Alan Francis Polaine. Source Historic England Archive
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