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Remains of Base of South West Tower and Part of West Claustral Range of West Acre Priory, 20 Metres , West Acre

Description: Remains of Base of South West Tower and Part of West Claustral Range of West Acre Priory, 20 Metres

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 19 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 221915

OS Grid Reference: TF7814915140
OS Grid Coordinates: 578149, 315140
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7046, 0.6354

Location: Low Road, West Acre, Norfolk PE32 1WB

Locality: West Acre
Local Authority: King's Lynn and West Norfolk Borough Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: PE32 1WB

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There is also a scheduled monument, West Acre Priory, and Square Barrow Within the Precinct, 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

TF 7815
10/47 Remains of base of
19.10.51 south-west tower and
part of west claustral
range of West Acre
Priory, 20 metres
east of Abbey Farm
House. (Formerly
listed as Priory Gate-
house and remains
in Abbey Farm

G.V. II*

Remains of base of south-west tower and part of west range of cloister of
Priory of St. Mary and All Saints. C12 and C13. Flint, stone dressings. Base
of Early English tower addition to west end of Norman church tower. East wall
with blocked round-headed arch, north wall has 2 blocked pointed arches with
angle corbel of vaulting inside tower of C15. Fragment of west end of south
aisle attached at east. Norman west cloister range attached at south has four
distinct chambers with surviving Norman and Early English evidence. Scheduled
Ancient Monument, County Number 170. See F.H. Fairweather and H.L.
Bradfer-Lawrence, The Priory of St. Mary and All Saints, Westacre, and
excavations upon its site : Norfolk Archaeology, XXIII, 1929, 359-394.

Listing NGR: TF7814915140

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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