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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: DENNY ABBEY REFECTORY

List entry Number: 1331328

Location

DENNY ABBEY REFECTORY, ELY ROAD

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

County District District Type Parish
CambridgeshireSouth CambridgeshireDistrict AuthorityWaterbeach

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 31-Aug-1962

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 50694

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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

TL 46 NE WATERBEACH ELY ROAD (East Side)

4/148 Denny Abbey 31.8.62 Refectory

GV I

Refectory of Fanciscan 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

Selected Sources

  1. Book  Reference - Author: Masters, R - Title: History of Waterbeach
  2. Book  Reference - Author: Clay, W K - Title: History of Waterbeach - Date: 1859
  3. Article  Reference - Title: Archaeological Journal - Date: 1967 - Journal Title: Archaeological Journal - Volume: 124 - Page References: 232 233

National Grid Reference: TL 49233 68460

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