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LANGDON ABBEY

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Premonstratensian abbey founded in 1189 and dissolved in 1535. The abbey buildings survive partly as ruins incorporated within a later house built in red brick in the 1590s. Elsewhere the abbey survives in buried form. Excavations revealed the church to be aisled throughout its length, with a chapel to the North, but without transepts. The claustral range lay to the South, the chapter house, refectory, and slype being excavated. The infirmary lay to the East of the claustral range.There are two associated fishponds. Scheduled.

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