SP7559 : Delapré Abbey, Northampton

taken 8 months ago, near to Far Cotton, Northamptonshire, Great Britain

Delapré Abbey, Northampton
Delapré Abbey, Northampton
Various members of the Tate family owned The Abbey of St Mary de la Pré (i.e. the Abbey of St Mary in the Meadow) between 1546-1764, during which time they reconstructed and adapted the nunnery buildings to form this house, "probably on the foundations of the original monastic buildings". In 1764 the house and estate was sold to the Bouverie family. This is a view, through an observation window in a security fence, provides evidence of the on-going restoration work ("2014-May 2017").
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 27 December, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 28 December, 2016
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Grassland  Suburb, Urban fringe  Country estates  Construction, Development  Flat landscapes 
Primary Subject of Photo
Abbey 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 7593 5910 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:13.4928N 0:53.3892W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 7593 5910
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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Former Cluniac Abbey  Former Private Mansion 

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