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THE ALMONRY

List Entry Summary

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

Name: THE ALMONRY

List entry Number: 1302722

Location

THE ALMONRY, MERSTOW GREEN

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

County: Worcestershire

District: Wychavon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Evesham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 07-May-1952

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 147492

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

MERSTOW GREEN 1. 5249 (East Side) Almonry SP 0343 NE 1/232 7.5.52. I GV 2. C15 and earlier building of the Benedictine Abbey. Partly rubble, partly timber frame. The left-hand portion of rubble and probably of C14 origin, has buttresses at sides, gable, and a C17 4-light mullioned window with hood mould. Centre has rubble base with close-set timber framing above, 5-light wood mullioned window having leaded lights, and 2 windows in chamfered reveals. Right-hand bay timber-framed, with oversailing upper storey and gable with carved barge-boards; also a 3-light oriel with renewed leaded lights. Cotswold stone roof. The building well restored throughout and now The Almonry Museum containing items of local and rural interest and numerous relics of the Abbey.

Nos 53 and 54 incorporating Remains of Abbey Gate, Gate and railings of No 53, Remains of Abbey Stables, the Almonry and The Stocks, together with No 1 and No 3 and Remains of south wall of Abbey Precinct, Little Abbey Lane, form a group with Church of All Saints, Church of St Lawrence, The Bell Tower, Abbot Reginald's Wall and The Porter's Lodge, Remains of west wall of North Transept of Abbey, Archway to south of the Remains of the west wall of the North Transept of Abbey, Abbot Reginald's Gateway and The Old Vicarage, the Public Library, Nos 6 and 6A, Nos 7 and 8 and Walker Hall, Market Place.

Listing NGR: SP0357443646

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National Grid Reference: SP 03571 43648

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