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Description: Abbey Ruins
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
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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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
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Source: English Heritage
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