KEYNSHAM ABBEY REMAINS TO THE SOUTH OF NUMBER 3 (NUMBER 3 NOT INCLUDED)

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1384577
Date first listed:
19-Jun-1975
Date of most recent amendment:
17-Jul-2000
Statutory Address:
KEYNSHAM ABBEY REMAINS TO THE SOUTH OF NUMBER 3 (NUMBER 3 NOT INCLUDED), ABBEY PARK

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Location

Statutory Address:
KEYNSHAM ABBEY REMAINS TO THE SOUTH OF NUMBER 3 (NUMBER 3 NOT INCLUDED), ABBEY PARK

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

District:
Bath and North East Somerset (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Keynsham
National Grid Reference:
ST 65584 68812

Details

KEYNSHAM

ST6568 ABBEY PARK 739-1/4/3 (South side) 19/06/75 Keynsham Abbey, remains to the south of No.3 (No.3 not included) (Formerly Listed as: ABBEY PARK (South side) Remains of Keynsham Abbey to the south of No.3)

GV I

Walling, remains of Keynsham Abbey, founded c1170 for Augustinian Canons, dissolved 1539 and materials on site used for building the Bridges' mansion. The standing remains are of finely dressed ashlar with surviving architectural detail including late C12 bases; they include the lower parts of the south transept of the Abbey Church with adjoining parts of the south aisle. Sections of the nave have also been exposed and some monastic buildings including the Chapter House. HISTORICAL NOTE: after the Dissolution in 1539 the site was occupied by a house built by the Bridges family (pulled down in 1776). Many fragments from the site are to be found in various parts of Keynsham, the majority having been rescued and stored as museum pieces at the Town Hall. Scheduled Ancient Monument. (The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: North Somerset and Bristol: London: 1958-: 210).







Listing NGR: ST6558868811

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
485012
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: North Somerset and Bristol, (1958), 210

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 13 Jan 2005
Reference: IOE01/11795/30
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr David J Lewis. Source Historic England Archive
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