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Fragment of Barlings Abbey Church, Barlings

Description: Fragment of Barlings Abbey Church

Grade: I
Date Listed: 30 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 197192

OS Grid Reference: TF0896073544
OS Grid Coordinates: 508960, 373544
Latitude/Longitude: 53.2477, -0.3685

Location: Barlings, Lincolnshire LN3 5DG

Locality: Barlings
Local Authority: West Lindsey District Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: LN3 5DG

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There is also a scheduled monument, Barlings Priory, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

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Listing Text

TF 07 SE
(east side)
4/25 Fragment of
Barlings Abbey

Fragmentary part of wall standing between nave and north aisle of
abbey church. Early C14. Coursed limestone ashlar, limestone
rubble. North-east respond with 3 rolls, the central, larger
roll filleted, alternating with 2 small fluted shafts; all with
rich stiff-leaf capitals with acorns, abaci and the springing of
sexpartite filleted rib vault above and wall rib rising to broken
pointed head to east. 2 roof corbels above and fragmentary
string course. Ashlar wall set back a little to east with broken
irregular opening exposing rubble core. Projecting ashlar wall
to east with weathered richly foliated corbel supporting the
springing of sexpartite filleted rib vault, the rib to the west
being carried over the wall recess. Rubble core exposed to east
with large richly moulded eastern respond attached, a cluster of
3 small rolls to north supported on richly carved corbel with
leaves and fruit. 2 broken shafts project to south with large
filleted roll flanked by 2 smaller shafts beyond. Richly moulded
south respond with 2 large filleted rolls combined with 5 smaller
rolls. Ashlar wall extends to east with irregular broken opening.
Corbelled bust of man to west supporting 3 filleted roll shafts
with richly decorated stiff-leaf capital with acorns. Capitals
support springing of sexpartite filleted rib vault with broken
wall rib to east. String course above to west. Abbey church of
Premonstratensian order, founded ll56.

Listing NGR: TF0896073544

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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