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Monastic Buildings to Abbey Church of St Michael

A Grade II Listed Building in Farnborough, Hampshire

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Latitude: 51.2966 / 51°17'47"N

Longitude: -0.7496 / 0°44'58"W

OS Eastings: 487275

OS Northings: 156014

OS Grid: SU872560

Mapcode National: GBR D96.P94

Mapcode Global: VHDXP.YNKX

Entry Name: Monastic Buildings to Abbey Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 13 November 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1092632

English Heritage Legacy ID: 137849

Location: Rushmoor, Hampshire, GU14

County: Hampshire

District: Rushmoor

Town: Rushmoor

Electoral Ward/Division: Empress

Built-Up Area: Farnborough

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Farnborough St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Guildford

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Listing Text

Monastic Buildings to
Abbey church of St Michael
SU 8756 4/25
SU 85 NE 1/25 13.11.75
Also built for the Empress, so that the monks could act as custodians of
the tombs. At first Premonstratensian, later (and now) Benedictine; as a
priory, raised to abbey status 1903. The central unit, of 2 storeys and dormers,
is a red brick domestic building, in plain Victorian style, On the north
side is an extension of 3 storeys in stone; plain with painted small windows,
bracketted eaves, bands and steep dormers, On the south side there is a
much larger stone extension in Norman style with typical monastic architectural
features presented in a complex irregular form.

Listing NGR: SU8762456569

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

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