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Blanchland Premonstratensian Abbey (Blanchland)

These are the remains of Blanchland Abbey. The southern arm of the church and part of the cloister survive beneath below the ground surface in the garden of the Lord Crewe Arms. It is a Grade II listed building and a Scheduled Monument.

Reference number:N8430
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Legal status:Conservation area
Scheduled Ancient Monument
Event(s):BUILDING SURVEY, Blanchland - The Abbey that became a village: an archaeological/architectural study 2012; P Ryder
MAGNETOMETRY SURVEY, The Lord Crewe Arms, Site of Blanchland Premonstatensian Abbey, Blanchland, Northumberland: Archaeological Geophysical Survey 2013; Phase Site Investigations
ELECTROMAGNETIC SURVEY, The Lord Crewe Arms, Site of Blanchland Premonstatensian Abbey, Blanchland, Northumberland: Archaeological Geophysical Survey 2013; Phase Site Investigations
GROUND PENETRATING RADAR SURVEY, The Lord Crewe Arms, Site of Blanchland Premonstatensian Abbey, Blanchland, Northumberland: Archaeological Geophysical Survey 2013; Phase Site Investigations

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Source of Reference
Local History of Blanchland


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