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)
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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*
  • List Entry Number(s): 1007166 and 1068638; 1086629; 1068656

Contact Details

Sarah Howard 0161 242 1402

Next steps

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