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© Mr Alan Francis Polaine

IoE Number: 48704
Location: BARN AND STABLES TO SOUTH OF ELY PORTA, THE COLLEGE
  ELY, EAST CAMBRIDGESHIRE, CAMBRIDGESHIRE
Photographer: Mr Alan Francis Polaine
Date Photographed: 07 April 2005
Date listed: 23 September 1950
Date of last amendment: 19 June 1972
Grade I

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THE COLLEGE1082Barn and Storehouse ofthe Monastery(Formerly listed as Barn &

THE COLLEGE 1. 1082 Barn and Storehouse of the Monastery (Formerly listed as Barn & Stables to south of Ely Porta) TL 5479 2/6 25.9.50. I GV 2 The barn and storehouse of,the Monastery was builtin the late C14 (circa 1575). It stands to the south of Ely Porta, which was built towards the end of the century, and extends to the east. It is a long rectangular building of 7 bays, the eastern part, of 5 bays, was used as a granary and the western part as a-storehouse, now part of the King's School. 2 storeys, the upper storey is now used as the dining hall of the school. It is built of Carr stone rubble and brick i,iith weldon stone dressings. The north front is divided by buttresses (1 was removed when a covered staircase was built at the west end, the position of this structure can still be seen) and the south front is plain but with a thicker wall. In the C15 a 3-centred arched cart entrance was constructed through the ground storey. A large 4-centred doorway to the granary has now been made into a window lighting the staircase to the dining hall. Some of the original tall narrow loophole slit windows to the granary survive and also some of the original 1 and 2 lights squared windows with cusped arches to the lights. An arched doorway, originally at the head of an external covered staircase, remains. Roof tiled, with stopped end gables. The roof structure has been restored in the C20 end is now exposed in the dining hall on the 1st storey. A C18 cottage, originally a storekeeper's house, was built in the C17 wall to the west of the barn. 2 storeys, the windows are casements Roof tiled. The Great Hall (Bishop's residence), the Queen's Hall (Headmaster's House), Wall to the garden of the Bishop's residence, Guest Quarters of the Monastery, Walls to the guest Quarters of the Monastery and Ely Porta, Prior's House (Boarding House of the King's School) Prior Crauden's Chapel, Walls to the garden of the Prior's House, Ely Porta, Barn and Storehouse of the Monastery and Wall to the Barn and Storehouse form a group with Bishop's Palace, walls to the Bishop's Palace, and Nos 2 to 8 (consec) and No 9 (stables to Bishop's Palace). The Gallery. See also general group description under the Cathedral of The Holy Trinity.

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