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Remains of Abbey of Ss Mary Barbara and Edmund

A Grade II* Listed Building in Marham, Norfolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6591 / 52°39'32"N

Longitude: 0.5228 / 0°31'21"E

OS Eastings: 570721

OS Northings: 309810

OS Grid: TF707098

Mapcode National: GBR P6D.70G

Mapcode Global: WHKQT.0F69

Entry Name: Remains of Abbey of Ss Mary Barbara and Edmund

Listing Date: 8 July 1959

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1304912

English Heritage Legacy ID: 221499

Location: Marham, King's Lynn and West Norfolk, Norfolk, PE33

County: Norfolk

District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk

Civil Parish: Marham

Built-Up Area: Marham

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Marham Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

TF 7009 MARHAM

9/25 Remains of Abbey of
S.S. Mary, Barbara
8.7.59 and Edmund

_ II*

Remains of Cistercian Abbey. Dedicated 1249. Clunch with ashlar dressings.
South wall of nave survives with 2 circular clerestory windows and part of
third. Eastern window is quatrefoil, western sexfoil, both moulded, with
pierced spandrels and within chamfered surrounds. Below clerestory on south
is string course acting as drip mould for cloister roof, the supporting
corbels of which survive. To west are remains of vaulted room, probably a
narthex. One springer survives with ribs of roll and fillet mouldings.
Scheduled ancient monument, County Number 209.


Listing NGR: TF7072109810

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