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Abbey Ruins

A Grade I Listed Building in Kenilworth, Warwickshire

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Latitude: 52.3487 / 52°20'55"N

Longitude: -1.5834 / 1°35'0"W

OS Eastings: 428473

OS Northings: 272368

OS Grid: SP284723

Mapcode National: GBR 5LC.NJ5

Mapcode Global: VHBX9.H7SC

Entry Name: Abbey Ruins

Listing Date: 1 June 1949

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1035328

English Heritage Legacy ID: 307722

Location: Kenilworth, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV8

County: Warwickshire

District: Warwick

Civil Parish: Kenilworth

Built-Up Area: Kenilworth

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Kenilworth St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text

Abbey Ruins,
Abbey Welds
SP 2872 SW 5/3 1.6.49.
SP 2872 SE 6/3

Founded circa 1122 for Augustinians. Ruinous C14 sandstone gatehouse,
early English and decorated with detached porters lodge, of 2 storeys,
the gabled.attic filled in with later timber-frame and brick; 2 trefoil-headed
2-light mullions. Good circular dial incised on south wall. Excavated
foundations of church, apsidal chapter-house, etc, are meagre. Scheduled

Listing NGR: SP2847472370

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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