List number: 1155952
List grade: 2
Grid ref: NZ1892985827

Newminster Abbey (ruins), Morpeth


The ruins of Newminster Abbey are located on the west side of Morpeth, near the south banks of the River Wansbeck. This Cistercian abbey was founded in 1137; most of the visible remains date from 1180.[1] The abbey runis are located on private land, with no public access. The ruins of Newminster Abbey are a Sheduled Ancient Monument.

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NEWMINSTER ABBEY - List Entry
- "Ruins of Cistercian Abbey. Founded 1137 but most visible remains of c.1180. Sandstone. Large parts of the cloister have been re-erected; pointed and round arches with paired slender columns ...

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