List entry

List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: ABBEY RUINS

List entry Number: 1074051

Location

ABBEY RUINS

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
City of LeicesterUnitary Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 05-Jan-1950

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 188560

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

ABBEY PARK 1. 5304 Abbey Ruins SK 5805 4/139 5.1.50 SK 50 NE 14/139 I 2. Founded in 1143 for Augustinian Canons. Was one of the largest of this order in England. Only the foundation of the building remain, laid out on lawns in Abbey Park.



Listing NGR: SK5846806007

Selected Sources

Other
Part 26 Leicestershire,

National Grid Reference: SK 58468 06007

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