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THE REMAINS OF SHAFTESBURY ABBEY

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.

Name: THE REMAINS OF SHAFTESBURY ABBEY

List entry Number: 1108779

Location

THE REMAINS OF SHAFTESBURY ABBEY

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

County: Dorset

District: North Dorset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Shaftesbury

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 20-Jun-1952

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 101941

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List entry Description

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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

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National Grid Reference: ST 86163 22886

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