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Remains of Abbey of Ss Mary Barbara and Edmund, Marham

Description: Remains of Abbey of Ss Mary Barbara and Edmund

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 8 July 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 221499

OS Grid Reference: TF7072109810
OS Grid Coordinates: 570721, 309810
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6591, 0.5228

Location: The Street, Marham, Norfolk PE33 9HR

Locality: Marham
Local Authority: King's Lynn and West Norfolk Borough Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: PE33 9HR

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There is also a scheduled monument, Marham Abbey, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

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Listing Text


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

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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