The Monks Oven, Calder Abbey, St. Bridget Beckermet, Copeland - Lake District (NP)

Large detached oven associated with Calder Abbey. Roof, wall structure and pointing are in poor condition. Widespread and serious defects with the loss of the building possible in the short to medium term. In 2016 the oven was surveyed by Historic England using a laser scanner to record the structure and inform future repairs.

The Monks Oven, Calder Abbey, St. Bridget Beckermet, Copeland - Lake District (NP)
© Historic England

Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    Calder Abbey
    Heritage Category:
    Scheduled Monument
    List Entry Number:
    1007166
    Local Planning Authority:
    Lake District (NP)
    Site Type:
    Religious ritual and funerary > Religious house

Location

    Building Name:
    The Monks Oven
    County:
    Cumbria
    District / Borough:
    Copeland
    Parish:
    St. Bridget Beckermet
    National Park:
    Lake District (NP)
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    Copeland
    Region:
    North West

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 and Listed Buildings - 1 grade I; 2 grade II*, WHS
    List Entry Number(s):
    1007166 and 1068638; 1086629; 1068656