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Name: The Holy Brook - Abbey Stables, Reading Abbey
HER Number: 01022.20.000
Record Type: Monument

Grid Reference: SU 718 734
Administrative Area/Parish:Reading, Reading, Berkshire
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Summary

In the 12th century the Holy Brook became the southern boundary to the Abbey precinct.

Monument Types

  • BOUNDARY (Medieval - 1101 AD to 1199 AD)

Description

In the 12th century the Holy Brook became the southern boundary to the abbey precinct <1>.


<1> Trust for Wessex Archaeology, 1985, Reading Library, An illustrated History of the site (Bibliographic reference). SRD6881.

Sources

<1>Trust for Wessex Archaeology. 1985. Reading Library, An illustrated History of the site. [Bibliographic reference / SRD6881]

Designations

  • Scheduled Monument 1007932: Reading Abbey: a Cluniac and Benedictine monastery and Civil War earthwork.

Associated Events:

ERM1241Site of Reading Abbey Stables

Associated Monuments

MRD4285Holy Brook revetment - Reading Library site, Reading, Berkshire (Monument)
MRD4251Revetments dating between AD 1170 and 1220 - Reading Library site, Reading (Monument)
MRD4250Revetments of AD 1130 to 1150 date - Holy Brook, Reading Library site, Reading (Monument)
MRD4252Revetments on Holybrook dated from 1380 - 1420 at Reading Library site, Reading, Berkshire (Monument)
MRD1374Reading Abbey, Reading, Berkshire (Monument)

Associated Finds:

  • None