Boxley Abbey Barn, Boxley Abbey, Boxley - Maidstone

Part of Cistercian abbey founded in 1143. Main threat is to a medieval roofed range used formerly as a barn, but which is now used for other agricultural uses. Eastern end of barn repaired, western end requires repairs but now has a temporary roof of profiled steel sheeting.

Boxley Abbey Barn, Boxley Abbey, Boxley - Maidstone
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: Cistercian Abbey at Boxley
  • Heritage Category: Scheduled Monument
  • List Entry Number: 1012264
  • Local Planning Authority: Maidstone
  • Site Type: Agriculture and subsistence > Farm building


  • Building Name: Boxley Abbey Barn
  • Locality: Boxley Abbey
  • County: Kent
  • District / Borough: Maidstone
  • Parish: Boxley
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Faversham and Mid Kent
  • Region: South East

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Poor
  • Occupancy / Use: Part occupied/part in use
  • Priority: C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
  • Previous Priority: C
  • Ownership: Private, multiple owners
  • Designation: Scheduled Monument and Listed Building grade I, 2 LBs
  • List Entry Number(s): 1012264 and 1086229