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Kirkstead Abbey Ruins, Woodhall Spa

Description: Kirkstead Abbey Ruins

Grade: I
Date Listed: 14 September 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 400432

OS Grid Reference: TF1892961645
OS Grid Coordinates: 518929, 361644
Latitude/Longitude: 53.1387, -0.2236

Location: Abbey Lane, Woodhall Spa, Lincolnshire LN10 6UH

Locality: Woodhall Spa
Local Authority: East Lindsey District Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: LN10 6UH

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Listing Text

TF 16 SE KIRKSTEAD ABBEY LANE
(south side)

1/23 Kirkstead Abbey
Ruins
14.9.66

G.V. I


Former Cistercian Abbey church, now ruined fragment of south east
angle of south transept. c.1200. Limestone ashlar. Triforium
and clerestory arches can be seen, single splayed and round
headed with moulded imposts to triforium and external angle shaft
with scalloped capitals to the clerestory. Pilaster buttress to
east side. Inside is a roll moulded string course from which
rises a circular wall shaft to a floriated capital supporting a
vaulting rib. On the south side can be seen one vaulting corbel
for the vault to the sacristy adjoining the transept to the
cloister, and above the line of the dormitory roof. Scheduled
Ancient Monument No.6.


Listing NGR: TF1892961645

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

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.




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