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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: BURNHAM ABBEY

List entry Number: 1124475

Location

BURNHAM ABBEY, LAKE END ROAD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
BuckinghamshireSouth BucksDistrict AuthorityBurnham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 23-Sep-1955

Date of most recent amendment: 24-Apr-1985

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 43899

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

SU 98 SW BURNHAM LAKE END ROAD

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

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Buckingham, (1908), 168-169
Other
An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Buckinghamshire Volume One South, (1912)

National Grid Reference: SU 93075 80463

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