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Dundrennan Abbey

A Category A Listed Building in Dee and Glenkens, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.8068 / 54°48'24"N

Longitude: -3.9472 / 3°56'50"W

OS Eastings: 274941

OS Northings: 547506

OS Grid: NX749475

Mapcode National: GBR 0DWV.7P

Mapcode Global: WH4WL.BFLX

Plus Code: 9C6RR343+P4

Entry Name: Dundrennan Abbey

Listing Date: 4 November 1971

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 350924

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB17072

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Rerrick

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Dee and Glenkens

Parish: Rerrick

Traditional County: Kirkcudbrightshire

Tagged with: Monastery ruins Cistercian monastery

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Description

Ruins of mid-later 12th century transitional Cistercian
abbey. Most of the chancel, N and S transept survives to
almost full-height, including clerestorey windows. All
building faced in dressed ashlar nave and cloisters only
visible by foundations, late 13th-century arcaded front to
chapter house with good decorative detail. Many early grave
slabs set in to chapter-house floor.

Statement of Interest

Guardianship Monument.

Scheduled Ancient Monument.

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