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The Ruins of Bayham Abbey, Frant

Description: The Ruins of Bayham Abbey

Grade: I
Date Listed: 26 November 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 296160

OS Grid Reference: TQ6501936498
OS Grid Coordinates: 565019, 136498
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1040, 0.3557

Location: Wadhurst, East Sussex TN3 8LT

Locality: Frant
Local Authority: Wealden District Council
County: East Sussex
Country: England
Postcode: TN3 8LT

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There is also a scheduled monument, Premonstratensian Abbey at Bayham, 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

The Ruins of
Bayham Abbey
TQ 63 NW 8/353 26.11.53
Scheduled Ancient Monument. Premonstratension abbey founded at Otham about
1200 and moved to Bayham between 1208 and 1211. Stone remains of the church,
cloister, chapter-house and dormitory.

Listing NGR: TQ6500336478

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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