TG3815 : Abbey of St Benet at Holm

taken 11 years ago, near to Upper Street, Norfolk, Great Britain

Abbey of St Benet at Holm
Abbey of St Benet at Holm
View towards the gatehouse from within the abbey church. The gatehouse has a drainage mill built within it, partially using the walls of the earlier building.

This abbey was not dissolved by Henry VIII. Instead it was amalgamated with the Bishopric of Norwich. The Bishop of Norwich is the Abbot of St Benet's. Once a year the bishop holds a service here, arriving at the abbey on the prow of a wherry.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 12 July, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 30 October, 2006
Category
Religious buildings > Abbey   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 380 157 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:41.1996N 1:31.2003E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 383 156
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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