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Remains of Domestic Range 140 Metres South of Abbey Farmhouse Across River Nar, West Acre

Description: Remains of Domestic Range 140 Metres South of Abbey Farmhouse Across River Nar

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 221917

OS Grid Reference: TF7818615012
OS Grid Coordinates: 578186, 315012
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7034, 0.6358

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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Listing Text

TF 7815
10/49 Remains of domestic
19.10.51. range 140 metres south
of Abbey Farmhouse
across River Nar.
(Formerly listed as
Priory Gatehouse and
remains in Abbey Farm


Remains of detached domestic range of Priory of St. Mary and All Saints.
Medieval, perhaps C14 and C15. Rectangular, 2 storey range. Flint, clunch,
brick dressings. Possibly the theological school or "Schools for Sons of
Gentlemen" mentioned in contemporary documents. Scheduled Ancient Monument,
County Number 170. See F.H. Fairweather and H.L. Bradfer-Lawrence 'The Priory
...Westacre', Norfolk Archaeology, XXIII, 1929, pp. 359-394 (ref. p. 380-384).

Listing NGR: TF7818615012

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Source: English Heritage

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