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© Mr Peter Tree

IoE Number: 466449
Location: PRECINCT WALL TO NORTH, ABBEY PRECINCTS (south side)
  BURY ST EDMUNDS, ST EDMUNDSBURY, SUFFOLK
Photographer: Mr Peter Tree
Date Photographed: 09 October 2003
Date listed: 07 August 1952
Date of last amendment: 07 August 1952
Grade I

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BURY ST EDMUNDS TL8564SE ABBEY PRECINCTS 639-1/8/105 (South side) 07/08/52 Precinct wall to north (Formerly Listed as: ABBEY PRECINCTS Precinct Walls) GV I Includes: Precinct wall to north of the former Abbey of St Edmund MUSTOW STREET. A high wall 80 metres long stretching along the south side of Mustow Street from the site of the former East Gate to the present entry into the Abbey Gardens. C12. In flint, much of it coursed, some knapped, divided into 9 bays by stepped ashlar-faced buttresses. At the east end, rough irregular flintwork marks the former position of the East Gate, removed in 1760. At the west end, 2 higher buttresses flank a 3-metre area of coursed flint and stone; a blocked window on the upper face has chamfered stone jambs. The wide inner splay of this window can be seen on the inner side of the wall. Scheduled Ancient Monument.

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