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ABBEY HOUSE

ALTERNATIVE NAME:  THE ABBEY
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A mansion house which incorporates part of the St Mary's Priory. As it stands it is the 1806 rebuilding of a brick house with stone dressings of 1720. The present 1806 facade is ashlar with a low pitched hipped slate roof, pediment, cornice, parapet and angle pilasters. It is of three storeys in 1:3:1 bays, the centre three bays with a large pediment containing a coat of arms. It is believed that the house contains part of the dorter range of the priory, founded in 1153 and dissolved in 1538.

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