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Dieu-La-Cres Abbey Ruins

A Grade II Listed Building in Leek, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 53.1181 / 53°7'5"N

Longitude: -2.0263 / 2°1'34"W

OS Eastings: 398337

OS Northings: 357884

OS Grid: SJ983578

Mapcode National: GBR 24H.JJ2

Mapcode Global: WHBC9.VW9F

Entry Name: Dieu-La-Cres Abbey Ruins

Listing Date: 13 April 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1268658

English Heritage Legacy ID: 461582

Location: Leek, Staffordshire Moorlands, Staffordshire, ST13

County: Staffordshire

District: Staffordshire Moorlands

Civil Parish: Leek

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Leek St Edward the Confessor

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


611-1/1/6 (East side)
13/04/51 Dieu-la-Cres Abbey ruins


Remains of abbey. C13. Coursed and squared stone. Scanty in
situ remains comprise the clustered shaft bases of 3 choir
piers, and a length of wall, possibly the N wall of sanctuary.
Much of the abbey stone and sculpture is incorporated in farm
buildings to Dieu-la-Cres Abbey Farm (qv).
HISTORICAL NOTE: Dieu l'Acres Abbey was founded for the
Cistercians of Poulton c1215.
Scheduled Ancient Monument

Listing NGR: SJ9833757884

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