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Langley Abbey Remains, Langley with Hardley

Description: Langley Abbey Remains

Grade: I
Date Listed: 25 September 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 226755

OS Grid Reference: TG3628002854
OS Grid Coordinates: 636280, 302854
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5721, 1.4854

Location: 30 Langley Green, Langley with Hardley, Norfolk NR14 6DG

Locality: Langley with Hardley
Local Authority: South Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR14 6DG

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There is also a scheduled monument with a similar name, Langley Abbey, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This is probably the same structure or related to it in some way.

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Listing Text

TG 30 SE
3/47 Langley Abbey Remains


Ruined remains of the abbey house of Premonstratensian Canons, founded 1195.
Remains generally Cl3 and Cl5. Flint with some limestone dressings. Abbey
church with north aisle (south aisle incorporated in cloister), transepts,
chancel with north and south chapels. Chapter house with dormitory range
east of cloister, infirmary and some remains of refectory. Of particular
note is the early C13 chapter house entrance arch, pointed with plain
chamfers and with deeply cusped inner order on moulded corbels; two plain
flanking windows with pointed heads. Remains of blank arcading in south
wall. One staged corner buttress, C15, remains of infirmary. Scheduled
Ancient Monument, County No. 150. Ref. Norfolk Archaeology vol. xxi "The
Premonstratensian Abbey of Langley, Co. Norfolk" by F.C. Elliston Erwood.

Listing NGR: TG3628002854

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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