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TORRE ABBEY

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Country house built in 1598 on the site of the Premonastratensian abbey, (SX96SW10), and altered progressively afterwards. Courtyard plan. Ruins of Abbey church to the North; chapter house and first-floor dormitory in East range with covered cloister on West side. The West range was originally the guest hall and private apartments, guest hall partly converted to a Roman Catholic chapel in 1779. The South range was originally the refectory over a cellar with South-West wing adjoining. Offset 14th century gatehouse to the South-West.

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