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© Mr Gordon Dixon

IoE Number: 238738
Location: NEWMINSTER ABBEY, MITFORD ROAD (south off)
  MORPETH, CASTLE MORPETH, NORTHUMBERLAND
Photographer: Mr Gordon Dixon
Date Photographed: 02 December 2004
Date listed: 11 August 1950
Date of last amendment: 11 August 1950
Grade II

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MORPETHMITFORD ROAD (off)NZ 18 NE(South side) )1/249Newminster Abbey

MORPETH MITFORD ROAD (off) NZ 18 NE (South side) ) 1/249 Newminster Abbey 11.8.50 II Ruins of Cistercian Abbey. Founded 1137 but most visible remains of c.1180. Sandstone. 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 waterleaf capitals. 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.

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