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Remains of St Marys Priory

A Grade I Listed Building in Walsingham, Norfolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8936 / 52°53'36"N

Longitude: 0.8758 / 0°52'32"E

OS Eastings: 593547

OS Northings: 336777

OS Grid: TF935367

Mapcode National: GBR S7Y.L7P

Mapcode Global: WHLQY.FJ8K

Entry Name: Remains of St Marys Priory

Listing Date: 30 November 1951

Last Amended: 15 February 1979

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1171928

English Heritage Legacy ID: 223171

Location: Walsingham, North Norfolk, Norfolk, NR22

County: Norfolk

District: North Norfolk

Civil Parish: Walsingham

Built-Up Area: Little Walsingham

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Walsingham Little St Mary and All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

1.
5320 LITTLE WALSINGHAM HIGH STREET
(East Side)

Remains of St Mary's Priory
(formerly listed as
The Abbey, including all
remains of Augustinian Priory)
TF 9336 NW 1/2
TF 9336 NE 1/2 30.11.51.

I GV

2.
Scheduled Ancient Monument. Remains of Augustinian Priory. Founded circa 1150.
Became an important pilgrimage centre. All that remains of the church is the
C15 gabled east wall with a very large window, the tracery missing, and 2 octagonal
turrets with buttresses with flushwork and niches. Late C13 remains of refectory
with south and west walls only, the west wall having large 4-light traceried
window. East of the refectory is the early C14 dormitory undercroft: 2 aisles
of 3 bays, rib vaulted, on octagonal piers and semi-circular wall shafts. The
rest of the Priory remains is incorporated into the Abbey house. Including Norman
doorway east of the Priory church re-erected and imported from elsewhere, these
are the only pre-C13 remains.


Listing NGR: TF9354736777

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