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Kirkstead Abbey Ruins

A Grade I Listed Building in Woodhall Spa, Lincolnshire

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Latitude: 53.1387 / 53°8'19"N

Longitude: -0.2236 / 0°13'24"W

OS Eastings: 518929

OS Northings: 361645

OS Grid: TF189616

Mapcode National: GBR HRY.B8Z

Mapcode Global: WHHKV.JCRN

Entry Name: Kirkstead Abbey Ruins

Listing Date: 14 September 1966

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1288192

English Heritage Legacy ID: 400432

Location: Woodhall Spa, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire, LN10

County: Lincolnshire

District: East Lindsey

Civil Parish: Woodhall Spa

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: Woodhall Spa St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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Listing Text

(south side)

1/23 Kirkstead Abbey

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

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