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Ruins of Thornton Abbey South Precinct Gateway Approximately 180 Metres South of Abbot's Lodge, Thornton Curtis

Description: Ruins of Thornton Abbey South Precinct Gateway Approximately 180 Metres South of Abbot's Lodge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 October 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 165891

OS Grid Reference: TA1185418696
OS Grid Coordinates: 511854, 418696
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6528, -0.3091

Location: Thornton Curtis, North Lincolnshire DN39 6TU

Locality: Thornton Curtis
County: North Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: DN39 6TU

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Listing Text

(east side, of)

10/90 Ruins of Thornton Abbey
south precinct gateway
approximately 180 metres
south of Abbot's Lodge.


Ruins of former gateway in south precinct wall of Thornton Abbey. Probably
C14-C15. Two sections of walling flanking entrance opposite causeway
across moat. Chalk rubble and squared blocks, brick and limestone ashlar.
Section to east, c3 metres high, c2.5 metres east-west and cl metre thick,
has chalk rubble core with brick through-courses, brick plinth and facing of
squared chalk, brick and limestone ashlar. Section to west, c3 metres
high, c2 metres north-south and cl metre thick, survives as mortared chalk
rubble core with some brick on east side.

Listing NGR: TA1185518690

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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