TL5563 : The Old Abbey, Swaffham Bulbeck

taken 10 years ago, near to Commercial End, Cambridgeshire, Great Britain

The Old Abbey, Swaffham Bulbeck
The Old Abbey, Swaffham Bulbeck
This site was once occupied by a Benedictine nunnery (not an Abbey), but that closed in 1535 and the building seen here is a country house ca. 1778 with later remodelling. There may be internal traces of the medieval structure (Victoria County History). The Frith collection has a similar view ca. 1955 LinkExternal link - the building has not perceptibly changed.
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TL5563, 38 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 27 February, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 27 February, 2009
Category
Country house   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 5587 6346 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:14.8349N 0:16.9048E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 5581 6336
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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