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The Abbey

A Grade I Listed Building in Little Walsingham, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.8932 / 52°53'35"N

Longitude: 0.8751 / 0°52'30"E

OS Eastings: 593508

OS Northings: 336732

OS Grid: TF935367

Mapcode National: GBR S7Y.L2C

Mapcode Global: WHLQY.DJZV

Entry Name: The Abbey

Listing Date: 30 November 1951

Last Amended: 15 February 1979

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1039369

English Heritage Legacy ID: 223172

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

(East Side)

The Abbey
(formerly listed as
The Abbey, including
all remains of Augustinian
TF 9336 NW 1/2B
TF 9336 NE 1/2B 30.11.51.


Part of the medieval Priory remains are incorporated into this mansion. As
it stands it is the 1806 rebuilding of a brick house with stone dressings of
1720. The present 1806 facade is ashlar with low-pitched hipped slate roof,
pediment, cornice, parapet and angle pilasters; 3 storeys. 1:3:1 bays, centre
3 bays with large pediment containing coat of arms. All sashes with glazing
bars. Right and left ground and 1st floors Venetian windows. Central porch
with columns and entablature.
Left hand (south) wing set back: 2 storeys and blind attic in parapet; irregular
fenestration, sashes some blocked; doorway with columns and entablature.
Good complete rooms and stairwell with lantern of 1806. Music room of circa

Listing NGR: TF9350836732

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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