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Remains of the Refectory at Monkton Farleigh Manor, Monkton Farleigh

Description: Remains of the Refectory at Monkton Farleigh Manor

Grade: I
Date Listed: 13 November 1962
English Heritage Building ID: 314568

OS Grid Reference: ST8058565608
OS Grid Coordinates: 380585, 165608
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3892, -2.2804

Location: Farleigh Rise, Monkton Farleigh, Wiltshire BA15 2QN

Locality: Monkton Farleigh
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: BA15 2QN

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There is also a scheduled monument, Two Medieval Fishponds 170m North of Manor House, 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.

Listing Text

(east side)

2/122 Remains of the Refectory at
Monkton Farleigh Manor


Remains of refectory of Cluniac priory. C13, priory founded 1125.
Rubble stone with ashlar dressings, stone slate coping. Consists
of free-standing gable end wall of larger building which extended
to south. Two roll-moulded lancets on north-facing side with
string course carried up over pointed heads, interior side facing
south with deeply splayed reveals. In a lean-to shed in the yard
on the north side of this fragment is a collection of C12 and C13
architectural fragments, including a C12 tympanum with scrolled
design, three coffin lids with carvings of knights and a lady.

Listing NGR: ST8058165591

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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