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  • But Vine Street is saved from becoming commonplace by the low line of buildings at the end, still known as the Almonry, and over which the Gatehouse, in spite of its dismantled and modernised state, still seems to keep guard.


  • It came in the form of the announcement in March, 1957, that the great chair of Evesham Abbey, described as the most important relic of old Evesham and a priceless exhibit in the history of English furniture, would be on show at the Almonry museum from April onwards.

    Arrival of abbey relics was important day for museum

  • After the dissolution in 1539, the chair became a fixture in the Almonry, and in 1664 passed with the abbey site into the hands of Edward Rudge, esquire, citizen and alderman of London.

    Arrival of abbey relics was important day for museum

  • Near the Sanctuary was the Almonry, with its chapels and charitable endowments, but deriving its chief interest to us as being the scene of the early labours of Caxton.

    Little Folks (November 1884) A Magazine for the Young

  • Colleges, and who saw the signs of the coming changes, specially protected in the Almonry, which she had re-endowed, the great pioneer printer and his presses.

    Little Folks (November 1884) A Magazine for the Young

  • In Blade's Life of Caxton, the reader will find interesting examples of the earliest woodcut blocks illustrating the quaint and rare tomes issued by the Almonry, Westminster, also at Oxford.

    Banbury Chap Books And Nursery Toy Book Literature

  • +Almonry+; there are in this building some remains of Early English vaulting, and at the east end may be observed the remains of a triplet window of the same period; the middle window has been destroyed by the insertion of a modern window, now blocked up, but the stone work of the side windows can easily be traced.

    Ely Cathedral

  • RIMBAULT in "NOTES AND QUERIES," Vol. ii., p. 99.; it states that in the Almonry --

    Notes and Queries, Number 45, September 7, 1850

  • St.w, he finds that the chapel of St. Anne stood in the opposite direction from the church to the site of Henry VII. 's chapel, i.e. within the court of the Almonry; and that Caxton's press was also set up in the Almonry, though not (so far as appears, or is probable) within that chapel.

    Notes and Queries, Number 45, September 7, 1850

  • The plainness of the south side, where the Lady Chapel does not hide it, is perhaps explained by the fact that it used to be hidden by the Cathedral Almonry.

    Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Rochester A Description of its Fabric and a Brief History of the Episcopal See


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