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Burnham Abbey

A Grade I Listed Building in Burnham, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 51.5154 / 51°30'55"N

Longitude: -0.66 / 0°39'36"W

OS Eastings: 493075

OS Northings: 180463

OS Grid: SU930804

Mapcode National: GBR F7Y.V8N

Mapcode Global: VHFT7.H5XL

Entry Name: Burnham Abbey

Listing Date: 23 September 1955

Last Amended: 24 April 1985

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1124475

English Heritage Legacy ID: 43899

Location: Burnham, South Bucks, Buckinghamshire, SL6

County: Buckinghamshire

District: South Bucks

Civil Parish: Burnham

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Cippenham St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text


7/275 Burnham Abbey (formerly
listed as Burnham Abbey
23.9.55 Convent including
attached barn)

- I

Founded in 1266; restored 1915 and now used as a convent. Flint and chalk rub-
ble with C16 brick restorations and additions; hand made tile roofs. Chapter
House, Sacristy, and parts of Frater and Infirmary remain. East range of the
cloister with 6 small 2-light casements, one larger 2-light casement and one
extended window formerly loft entrance, all with leaded lights. Chapter House
with C13 moulded 2-centred arched doorway and the room itself with 3 lancets in
its recently extended east end. Sacristy with C16 windows and fireplace.
Original south wall of Frater with C16 doorway and fireplace. Infirmary with
C13 lancet windows, blocked doorway and C16 windows. VCH III, pp 168-169;
RCHM I, pp 72-75.

Listing NGR: SU9307880478

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