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REMAINS OF ABBEY OF SS MARY BARBARA AND EDMUND

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: REMAINS OF ABBEY OF SS MARY BARBARA AND EDMUND

List entry Number: 1304912

Location

REMAINS OF ABBEY OF SS MARY BARBARA AND EDMUND

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

County: Norfolk

District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Marham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 08-Jul-1959

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 221499

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History

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Details

TF 7009 MARHAM

9/25 Remains of Abbey of S.S. Mary, Barbara 8.7.59 and Edmund

_ II*

Remains of Cistercian Abbey. Dedicated 1249. Clunch with ashlar dressings. South wall of nave survives with 2 circular clerestory windows and part of third. Eastern window is quatrefoil, western sexfoil, both moulded, with pierced spandrels and within chamfered surrounds. Below clerestory on south is string course acting as drip mould for cloister roof, the supporting corbels of which survive. To west are remains of vaulted room, probably a narthex. One springer survives with ribs of roll and fillet mouldings. Scheduled ancient monument, County Number 209.

Listing NGR: TF7072109810

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National Grid Reference: TF 70721 09810

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