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Abbey Ruins

A Grade I Listed Building in Leicester, City of Leicester

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Latitude: 52.6487 / 52°38'55"N

Longitude: -1.1372 / 1°8'13"W

OS Eastings: 458468

OS Northings: 306007

OS Grid: SK584060

Mapcode National: GBR FFD.XD

Mapcode Global: WHDJB.HPPB

Entry Name: Abbey Ruins

Listing Date: 5 January 1950

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1074051

English Heritage Legacy ID: 188560

Location: Leicester, LE4

County: City of Leicester

Electoral Ward/Division: Abbey

Built-Up Area: Leicester

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Leicester The Abbey

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

Abbey Ruins
SK 5805 4/139 5.1.50
SK 50 NE 14/139
Founded in 1143 for Augustinian Canons. Was one of the largest of this
order in England. Only the foundation of the building remain, laid out
on lawns in Abbey Park.

Listing NGR: SK5846806007

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

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