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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1050634



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Norfolk

District: South Norfolk

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Langley with Hardley

National Park: THE BROADS

Grade: I

Date first listed: 25-Sep-1951

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 226755

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LANGLEY WITH HARDLEY LANGLEY GREEN TG 30 SE 3/47 Langley Abbey Remains 25.9.51


Ruined remains of the abbey house of Premonstratensian Canons, founded 1195. Remains generally Cl3 and Cl5. Flint with some limestone dressings. Abbey church with north aisle (south aisle incorporated in cloister), transepts, chancel with north and south chapels. Chapter house with dormitory range east of cloister, infirmary and some remains of refectory. Of particular note is the early C13 chapter house entrance arch, pointed with plain chamfers and with deeply cusped inner order on moulded corbels; two plain flanking windows with pointed heads. Remains of blank arcading in south wall. One staged corner buttress, C15, remains of infirmary. Scheduled Ancient Monument, County No. 150. Ref. Norfolk Archaeology vol. xxi "The Premonstratensian Abbey of Langley, Co. Norfolk" by F.C. Elliston Erwood.

Listing NGR: TG3628002854

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Elliston Erwood, F C, 'Norfolk Archaeology' in The Premonstratensian Abbey of Langley County Norfolk, , Vol. 21, ()

National Grid Reference: TG 36280 02854


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