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Latitude: 54.2732 / 54°16'23"N
Longitude: -1.8387 / 1°50'19"W
OS Eastings: 410601
OS Northings: 486405
OS Grid: SE106864
Mapcode National: GBR HML0.QY
Mapcode Global: WHC6X.QVMG
Entry Name: Coverham Abbey Ruins
Listing Date: 13 December 1967
Last Amended: 24 January 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1178910
English Heritage Legacy ID: 321763
Location: Coverham with Agglethorpe, Richmondshire, North Yorkshire, DL8
County: North Yorkshire
Civil Parish: Coverham with Agglethorpe
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire
SE 18 NW COVERHAM WITH AGGLETHORPE COVERHAM ABBEY
10/14 Coverham Abbey Ruins
13/2/67 (Formerly listed as Premonstratension
Ruins of Premonstratensian abbey. C13 and C14. Rubble faced with ashlar.
Four sections of the abbey church survive not incorporated into existing
buildings. 1: C13 west wall of north transept, with roll top to plinth on
outside, pierced by 2 lancet windows with hollow and roll mouldings. 2: C13
west wall of north aisle and nave, with the west doorway of the north aisle,
a small pointed-arched opening with a roll moulding on the chamfer.
3: 2 C14 arches of the south nave arcade, with 3 filleted quatrefoil-plan
piers, and arches of 2 deep orders with a wave moulding on the chamfers.
4: C14 south respond of the east nave arch, and part of the west wall of
the south transept. The abbey was moved from Swainby c.1202, and damaged by
Scottish incursions 1331-32. Scheduled as an Ancient Monument. Coverham
Abbey guide book on sale at adjacent nursery, and VCH i, pp. 215-8.
Listing NGR: SE1060286397
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