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Latitude: 55.1664 / 55°9'59"N
Longitude: -1.7044 / 1°42'15"W
OS Eastings: 418929
OS Northings: 585827
OS Grid: NZ189858
Mapcode National: GBR J8JP.SS
Mapcode Global: WHC2Q.SDKQ
Entry Name: Newminster Abbey
Listing Date: 11 August 1950
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1155952
English Heritage Legacy ID: 238738
Location: Morpeth, Northumberland, NE61
Civil Parish: Morpeth
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland
Church of England Parish: Morpeth
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
MORPETH MITFORD ROAD (off)
NZ 18 NE (South side) )
Ruins of Cistercian Abbey. Founded 1137 but most visible remains of c.1180.
Large parts of the cloister have been re-erected; pointed and round arches with
paired slender columns and waterleaf capitals. East of this, the doorway to
the chapter house, also re-erected, with round arch, 2 orders of columns and
The remains of the church lie to the north. Standing are parts of a large
north window, and part of a C15 screen, with cinquefoil heads to lights, in the
north transept. Many other fragments lie around and footings of many walls.
C13 tiled floor of Abbot's chapel, not exposed at time of survey.
Scheduled Ancient Monument.
Listing NGR: NZ1892985827
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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