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Name: Refectory wall - Reading Abbey
HER Number: 01022.09.000
Record Type: Monument

Grid Reference: SU 719 735
Administrative Area/Parish:Reading, Reading, Berkshire
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The refectory wall at Reading Abbey.

Monument Type(s):

  • WALL (Medieval - 1121 AD to 1539 AD)


Following the collapse of part of the refectory wall (plus recent additional brick work) an area south of the wall was investigated. Further investigations took place in 1981, north of this upstanding wall <1>.

<1> Berkshire Archaeological Society, 1981-2, Berkshire Archaeological Journal, Pages 43-49 (Journal). SRD6870.


<1>Berkshire Archaeological Society. 1981-2. Berkshire Archaeological Journal. 71. Pages 43-49. [Journal / SRD6870]


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

Associated Events:

ERM1243Excavations at Reading Abbey 1981 (Ref: W12)

Associated Monuments

MRD15572Reading Abbey - Refectory (Monument)
MRD1374Reading Abbey, Reading, Berkshire (Monument)

Associated Finds:

  • None