Ramsey Abbey, Ramsey, Cambridgeshire

Ramsey Abbey, Ramsey, Cambridgeshire
Photograph taken 17 February 2001 © Mr JM Webber ARPS. Source Historic England Archive ref: 54420

This former country house is built on the site of a Benedictine Monastery. It has covered all remains of the monastery. The monastery was founded in 969 AD. The current building dates back to the 17th century. In 1804-6 Sir John Soane (1753-1837) extended and modernised this building for the Fellowes family. The building is now used as a comprehensive school.

Location

Cambridgeshire Ramsey

Period

Georgian (1714 - 1836)

Tags

religion faith abbey monastery dissolution benedictine house school education saxon georgian (1714 - 1836)