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Description: Remains of Sibton Abbey
Date Listed: 7 December 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 285331
OS Grid Reference: TM3653369816
OS Grid Coordinates: 636533, 269816
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2756, 1.4658
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TM 36 NE SIBTON
5/93 Remains of Sibton Abbey
Ruins of Cistercian abbey, founded in 1150. Mainly coursed flint rubble with
stone dressings. There are substantial remains of the frater with a range of
tall windows to the south and at the east end a large blank C12 arch resting
on carved corbels; on the north side facing the cloister is part of a good
moulded lavatorium niche and an upper range of windows which overlooked the
cloister. The windows are shafted internally. The remaining ruins, notably
of the south wall of the south aisle and the cellarium, are fragmentary and
much overgrown. Scheduled Ancient Monument (County No.67) Proceedings of the
Suffolk Institute of Archaeology Vol.8, pp.58-64.
Listing NGR: TM3653369816
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Source: English Heritage
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