Merevale Abbey, a Cistercian monastery, associated water control features and industrial remains, Merevale - North Warwickshire

Mid-C12 Cistercian monastery retaining several visible fragments of major monastic buildings but also earthwork and buried remains which illustrate the development of the monastery. Stonework in the refectory is eroding and needs addressing through a condition assessment to inform conservation. Historic England is working with the Estate to address the site.

Merevale Abbey, a Cistercian monastery, associated water control features and industrial remains, Merevale - North Warwickshire
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: Merevale Abbey, a Cistercian monastery, associated water control features and industrial remains
  • Heritage Category: Scheduled Monument
  • List Entry Number: 1014682
  • Local Planning Authority: North Warwickshire
  • Site Type: Religious ritual and funerary > Religious house

Location

  • Building Name: Merevale Abbey
  • County: Warwickshire
  • District / Borough: North Warwickshire
  • Parish: Merevale
  • Parliamentary Constituency: North Warwickshire
  • Region: West Midlands

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Poor
  • Occupancy / Use: Not applicable
  • Priority: C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
  • Previous Priority: C
  • Ownership: Private
  • Designation: Scheduled Monument, 6 LBs, part in RPG grade II*

Contact Details

Aimee Henderson 0121 625 6854

Next steps

Read more about this historic site on the National Heritage List for England