THE REMAINS OF SHAFTESBURY ABBEY

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1108779

Date first listed: 20-Jun-1952

Statutory Address: THE REMAINS OF SHAFTESBURY ABBEY

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: THE REMAINS OF SHAFTESBURY ABBEY

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

County: Dorset

District: North Dorset (District Authority)

Parish: Shaftesbury

National Grid Reference: ST 86163 22886

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

1. 1655 The Remains of Shaftesbury Abbey ST 8622 2/4 20.6.52. I 2. Site adjacent to Park Wall, where the foundations of the greater part of the Abbey Church have been excavated. Many remains discovered, including bones thought to be those of King Edward the Martyr, to whom the Abbey was dedicated. The Abbey was a Benedictine Nunnery, founded by Alfred in 888, his daughter being the 1st Abbess. AM. See also Gold Hill.

Listing NGR: ST8613622887

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 101941

Legacy System: LBS

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