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Abbey Ruins, Kenilworth

Description: Abbey Ruins

Grade: I
Date Listed: 1 June 1949
English Heritage Building ID: 307722

OS Grid Reference: SP2847372368
OS Grid Coordinates: 428473, 272368
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3487, -1.5834

Location: High Street, Kenilworth, Warwickshire CV8 1QU

Locality: Kenilworth
Local Authority: Warwick District Council
County: Warwickshire
Country: England
Postcode: CV8 1QU

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There is also a scheduled monument, Kenilworth Abbey, 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

Abbey Ruins,
Abbey Welds
SP 2872 SW 5/3 1.6.49.
SP 2872 SE 6/3

Founded circa 1122 for Augustinians. Ruinous C14 sandstone gatehouse,
early English and decorated with detached porters lodge, of 2 storeys,
the gabled.attic filled in with later timber-frame and brick; 2 trefoil-headed
2-light mullions. Good circular dial incised on south wall. Excavated
foundations of church, apsidal chapter-house, etc, are meagre. Scheduled

Listing NGR: SP2847472370

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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