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

A Grade II Listed Building in West Acre, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.7035 / 52°42'12"N

Longitude: 0.6358 / 0°38'8"E

OS Eastings: 578186

OS Northings: 315012

OS Grid: TF781150

Mapcode National: GBR Q78.KK2

Mapcode Global: WHKQN.Q9ZT

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

Listing Date: 19 October 1951

Last Amended: 13 April 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1342410

English Heritage Legacy ID: 221917

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

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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