SP7659 : Delapré Abbey, Northampton

taken 6 months ago, near to Northampton, Northamptonshire, Great Britain

Delapré Abbey, Northampton
Delapré Abbey, Northampton
Part of the 8 acres (32,000 m2) of formal gardens of Delapré Abbey (more correctly The Abbey of St Mary de la Pré (i.e. the Abbey of St Mary in the Meadow). This country house, on the site of a former Cluniac Abbey that was populated by nuns, is situated in the meadows of the River Nene to the south of Northampton close to the A506. Various generations of the Bouverie family lived here between 1764-1905 and it was this family who were responsible for the creation of these ornamental gardens.
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Image Type ?
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 27 December, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 28 December, 2016
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Sport, Leisure  Park and Public Gardens  Suburb, Urban fringe  Country estates  Flat landscapes 
Primary Subject of Photo
Abbey 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 7603 5915 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:13.5190N 0:53.3007W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 7602 5915
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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Former Cluniac Abbey  Former Private Mansion 

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