LOUTH ABBEY RUINS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1063050

Date first listed: 09-Mar-1967

Statutory Address: LOUTH ABBEY RUINS, SOUTH COCKERINGTON ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: LOUTH ABBEY RUINS, SOUTH COCKERINGTON ROAD

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

County: Lincolnshire

District: East Lindsey (District Authority)

Parish: Keddington

National Grid Reference: TF 35487 88565

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History

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Details

KEDDINGTON SOUTH COCKERINGTON TF 38 NE ROAD (south side) 8/34 Louth Abbey Ruins 9.3.67 G.V. I

Abbey ruins with fragments of north and south walls of chancel of cruciform church, above ground; and grass covered outline of rest of church with cloister, chapter house, undercroft, dormitories, kitchen etc. to south. Late C12, mid C13. Uncoursed limestone rubble, coursed greenstone blocks, some limestone ashlar. Irregularly shaped limestone rubble core of south wall of chancel with several feet of coursed greenstone blocks on north side; freestanding, reaching approximately 15 feet at highest point. Lower limestone rubble wall remains of north wall with plinth of buttress to north-west. Part of ashlar plinth extends to north and east defining eastern limit of chancel. Late C12 simply scalloped capital of respond or attached shaft lies in grass in south transept. Several late C12 ashlar fragments in north-west of nave, several with chamfered corners, simple roll moulded respond sections and 2 no. sections with small rolls separated by straight moulding. First colonisation of first Cistercian Foundation in the country at Fountains Abbey in Yorkshire. Sources: Lincoln Diocesan Architectural Society. Volume 12. 1873 Louth Park Abbey. E Venables pp.41-55. The Architectural Remains at Louth Park Abbey E. Trollope, p.p. 22-25.

Listing NGR: TF3548788565

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 195476

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Trollope, E, The Architectural Remains at Louth Park Abbey, (1873), 22 25
Venables, E, Louth Park Abbey, (1873), 41 55

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