Item 02: Sydney B. Young war diary, 24 July-14 October 1916 - Page 52

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childless and was buried in the chancel of Torre Abbey Church.)"

The stone coffin is still to be seen, but the part of the abbey where it was placed was razed to the ground by Oliver Cromwell during the Restoration

"The 716 years during which this site has been known as Torre Abbey may be divided into 2 periods. The 343 years during which the buildings were occupied by the Premonstratension Canons and the subsequent 373 years as a private Residence.

The name Spanish barn (now used as a coach house is undoubtedly derived from the fact that 397 prisoners prisoners from the galleon "Capitana"

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