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North Yorkshire
Richmondshire (District Authority)
Ellerton Abbey
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SE 07952 97385


ELLERTON ABBEY RICMOND ROAD SE 09 NE (north side off) 17/14 Ellerton Priory (Formerly listed as Ellerton Abbey (ruins)) 7.12.66 - II Priory church. C15 and perhaps earlier. Rubble with quoins. Narrow, aisle-less nave and choir, with west tower. North and east walls of nave and choir partially standing, to a height of approximately 1 metre on north, rising to 3 metres at east end. South wall missing except for west jamb of south door. West tower arch of 3 storeys, with stepped diagonal buttresses, stair turret on south side, plain tower arch to east. West side has 2-light window under hood-mould to first storey; mullioned and transomed window with C19 traceried head to third storey. Interior: on ground on north side of nave to east of centre next to wall 2 pieces of an elaborate grave slab, tapering in plan, probably of 1250-1300. It has, in relief, cross with interlaced diamond head and trefoil terminals, flanking leaf scrolls and marginal chamfer with running leaf band. To south, another tapering medieval grave stone, base broken off, has cross with diamond head with fleur-de-lys terminals. A small house of Cistercian nuns, founded in the reign of Henry II by Warner, steward of the Earls of Richmond. Scheduled as an Ancient Monument.

Listing NGR: SE0795297385


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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: 18 Aug 2000
Reference: IOE01/02815/23
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Norman Hurst. Source Historic England Archive
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