TL8564 : Bury St Edmunds Abbey precincts [23]

taken 1 month ago, near to Bury st Edmunds, Suffolk, Great Britain

Bury St Edmunds Abbey precincts [23]
Bury St Edmunds Abbey precincts [23]
This is the north end of the ruinous West Front of the abbey. For the south end see TL8564 : Bury St Edmunds Abbey precincts [24]. Two and three storey houses were inserted into the remains of the entrance arches and the west transept during the late 17th century. There were alterations in the 18th century and further alterations and extensions in the 19th century. Listed, grade I, with details at: LinkExternal link
The Abbey Gardens occupy the site of St Edmund's Abbey. In 1953 the Borough bought the Gardens and managed the area around the abbey ruins, thus reuniting the two main parts of the Abbey Precinct - the Abbey Gardens and the Great Churchyard. The gardens are on the Register of Historic Parks and Gardens, grade II, and there is much history and detail at: LinkExternal link Except for the Great Churchyard the site is a Scheduled Ancient Monument and there is much history and detail at: LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Friday, 11 September, 2020   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 17 October, 2020
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Historic sites and artefacts  Housing, Dwellings  Religious sites  Park and Public Gardens  City, Town centre 
Primary Subject of Photo
Houses 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 8564 6409 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:14.6207N 0:43.0603E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TL 8561 6409
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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