Monument record BSE 336 - Mint; Sacrist's House; Shire Hall.
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|Grid reference||TL 8583 6397 (point)|
|Civil Parish||BURY ST EDMUNDS, ST EDMUNDSBURY, SUFFOLK|
Type and Period (4)
Possible site of "all the sacrist's house outside the [abbey - see BSE 010] walls v13, hall solar, rooms, and kitchen, bake houses, kitchen, granary and there hay store with stables, carpenter's house, sub-sacrist's house with the mint and other offices".
This is from a translation of the Latin relating to the burning of the abbey in the riots of Monday 19th October 1327 (R1). See results of test pits in this area (not yet HERd).
For discussion of the mint at Bury St. Edmunds see (S1) and (R2).
- <S1> SSF50247 Bibliographic reference: Gransden A (ed). 1998. Bury St Edmunds: Medieval Art, Architecture, Archaeology & Economy. 111-121.
- <R1> SSF54349 Bibliographic reference: Arnold T (ed). 1892?. Memorial of St Edmunds Abbey.
- <R2> SSF54350 Bibliographic reference: Eaglen Dr R. 2008. The Abbey and Mint of Bury St Edmunds to 1279.
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Record last edited
Apr 25 2015 3:06PM