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© Mr David H. Brown

IoE Number: 321763
Photographer: Mr David H. Brown
Date Photographed: 30 April 2003
Date listed: 13 December 1967
Date of last amendment: 24 January 1986
Grade I

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SE 18 NWCOVERHAM WITH AGGLETHORPE COVERHAM ABBEY10/14Coverham Abbey Ruins13/2/67(Formerly listed as PremonstratensionAbbey Ruins)

SE 18 NW COVERHAM WITH AGGLETHORPE COVERHAM ABBEY 10/14 Coverham Abbey Ruins 13/2/67 (Formerly listed as Premonstratension Abbey Ruins) GV I Ruins of Premonstratensian abbey. C13 and C14. Rubble faced with ashlar. Four sections of the abbey church survive not incorporated into existing buildings. 1: C13 west wall of north transept, with roll top to plinth on outside, pierced by 2 lancet windows with hollow and roll mouldings. 2: C13 west wall of north aisle and nave, with the west doorway of the north aisle, a small pointed-arched opening with a roll moulding on the chamfer. 3: 2 C14 arches of the south nave arcade, with 3 filleted quatrefoil-plan piers, and arches of 2 deep orders with a wave moulding on the chamfers. 4: C14 south respond of the east nave arch, and part of the west wall of the south transept. The abbey was moved from Swainby c.1202, and damaged by Scottish incursions 1331-32. Scheduled as an Ancient Monument. Coverham Abbey guide book on sale at adjacent nursery, and VCH i, pp. 215-8.

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