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LOUTH ABBEY

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Cistercian Abbey, founded in 1139 when monks were transferred here from Haverholme, (TF14NW1), and dissolved in 1536. All that remains are extensive earthworks, the ruined walls of the chancel and the base of a nave pillar. The ruins consist of fragments of north and south walls of chancel of the 12th-13th century cruciform church, above ground; and grass covered outline of rest of church with cloister, chapter house, undercroft, dormitories, kitchen etc. to south.

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