TL5563 : The Old Abbey, Swaffham Bulbeck

taken 9 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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