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

Map

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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

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History

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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

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