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Arbroath Abbey - Abbey Church and Precincts

A Category A Listed Building in Arbroath, Angus

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.5626 / 56°33'45"N

Longitude: -2.5823 / 2°34'56"W

OS Eastings: 364311

OS Northings: 741334

OS Grid: NO643413

Mapcode National: GBR VV.NJ7G

Mapcode Global: WH8S8.99LW

Entry Name: Arbroath Abbey - Abbey Church and Precincts

Listing Date: 11 October 1971

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 356382

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21130

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Arbroath

County: Angus

Town: Arbroath

Electoral Ward: Arbroath East and Lunan

Traditional County: Angus

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Description

Red sandstone ruin. Cruciform plan with aisleless presbytery,
transeptal chapels and twin towers with great western
doorway. Royal foundation dedicated by William the Lion to
St. Thomas of Canterbury in 1176. Assembly of Nation issued
declaration of Arbroath here in 1320

Statement of Interest

Under Guardianship of Ministry of Works.

Scheduled Area 9 October 1998.

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