THE MONKS OVEN

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1068656
Date first listed:
14-Jul-1989
Statutory Address:
THE MONKS OVEN

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE MONKS OVEN

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

County:
Cumbria
District:
Copeland (District Authority)
Parish:
St. Bridget Beckermet
National Park:
LAKE DISTRICT
National Grid Reference:
NY 05205 06468

Details

ST BRIDGET BECKERMET CALDER ABBEY NY 00 NE 4/61 The Monks' Oven GV II* Large detached oven of uncertain date but associated with the monastery in whose precinct it is built. Constructed of ashlar and rubble; exterior stone largely robbed out leaving earth-covered mound with single, very low, semicircular- headed doorway to centre of south-west face. Interior is c.1.75 m high and c.3.95 m in diameter. The floor is constructed of tightly-packed stones; the wall is constructed of ashlar and is of 3 courses with the top course shaped to act as a springer for the shallow-domed roof which is constructed of small stones packed tightly together end on. The monks' oven forms part of an important group of monastic buildings and is positioned alongside a mill-leat.



Listing NGR: NY0520606468

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
76361
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

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Date: 07 May 2005
Reference: IOE01/14000/10
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