Abbey Precinct Wall of Merevale Abbey

Description of this historic site

The remains of the precinct wall of Merevale Abbey which is Medieval in date. The site lies 220m south west of Abbey Farm.

Notes about this historic site

1 Part of the precinct wall of Merevale Abbey survives, reinforced by hedge and fence to form field boundaries. Running SE from the parish church on the N side of Merevale Hall drive, it then turns NE to Double Pans Wood, where it is replaced by a wet ditch.
2 Included in SAM 21571. Most of the W, SW and SE boundaries are defined by ashlar masonry walling, whilst the N, NE and E sides were defined by artificial lakes. Sections of the derelict wall can still be seen standing to a height of 3.5m to the SE, S and NW of the conventual buildings.

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