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Denny Abbey Refectory

A Grade I Listed Building in Waterbeach, Cambridgeshire

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Latitude: 52.294 / 52°17'38"N

Longitude: 0.1868 / 0°11'12"E

OS Eastings: 549233

OS Northings: 268460

OS Grid: TL492684

Mapcode National: GBR M7R.031

Mapcode Global: VHHJR.6L4S

Plus Code: 9F4275VP+JP

Entry Name: Denny Abbey Refectory

Listing Date: 31 August 1962

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1331328

English Heritage Legacy ID: 50694

Location: Waterbeach, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, CB25

County: Cambridgeshire

Civil Parish: Waterbeach

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Waterbeach St John

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 20/05/2020

TL 46 NE
ELY ROAD (East Side)
Denny Abbey Refectory


Refectory of Franciscan nunnery c.1340 now (1984) under restoration by the DoE. Barnack and ashlar limestone, unroofed. Five, two-trefoiled-light windows with quatrefoils in north wall, south wall rebuilt C16 and C17, and west wall C17 and C18. Converted before 1730 to an eight-bayed barn with thatched roof. Wall painting recorded by R.C.H.M. c.1970. The building is Crown Property and is a scheduled Ancient Monument.
Spittle, S.D.T. Arch. J. Vol, 124, 1967 (for plan) R.C.H.M. (Cambs notes) Sketches of wall paintings Masters, R. History of Waterbeach (Buck engraving 1730) Clay, W.K. History of Waterbeach p. 136 (interior illus.) 1857.

Listing NGR: TL4923368460

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