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Wall Approximately 30 Metres North of Stansgate Abbey

A Grade II Listed Building in Steeple, Essex

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Latitude: 51.7169 / 51°43'0"N

Longitude: 0.7941 / 0°47'38"E

OS Eastings: 593110

OS Northings: 205714

OS Grid: TL931057

Mapcode National: GBR RNT.9L6

Mapcode Global: VHKGW.Q35N

Plus Code: 9F32PQ8V+QM

Entry Name: Wall Approximately 30 Metres North of Stansgate Abbey

Listing Date: 5 August 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1264023

English Heritage Legacy ID: 428910

Location: Steeple, Maldon, Essex, CM0

County: Essex

Civil Parish: Steeple

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Steeple St Lawrence and All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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1/172 Wall approx. 30 metres
north of Stansgate Abbey


Wall. Rebuilt at unknown date of C12 origin. C19/C20 red brick south buttress,
C12 moulded and shafted stone fragments, septaria and red tile, approx. 11 feet
high. This is possibly the wall mentioned RCHM 2 as adjoining the south wall of
the former C16 Stansgate Abbey Farmhouse and part of the east wall of the east
range of the cloister of the former C12 Cluniac Priory, founded by Ralph, son of
Brian, as a cell to Lewes Priory. The Priory was dissolved c. 1525 and the
church was subsequently used as a barn, this has now been demolished and only
this section of wall remains above ground.

Listing NGR: TL9311005714

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