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Remains of Base of South West Tower and Part of West Claustral Range of West Acre Priory, 20 Metres East of Abbey Farm House

A Grade II* Listed Building in West Acre, Norfolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7046 / 52°42'16"N

Longitude: 0.6354 / 0°38'7"E

OS Eastings: 578149

OS Northings: 315140

OS Grid: TF781151

Mapcode National: GBR Q78.KFC

Mapcode Global: WHKQN.Q8RX

Entry Name: Remains of Base of South West Tower and Part of West Claustral Range of West Acre Priory, 20 Metres East of Abbey Farm House

Listing Date: 19 October 1951

Last Amended: 13 April 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1077661

English Heritage Legacy ID: 221915

Location: West Acre, King's Lynn and West Norfolk, Norfolk, PE32

County: Norfolk

District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk

Civil Parish: West Acre

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: West Acre All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

WEST ACRE CHURCH GREEN (south side)
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
buildings.)

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

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