Bindon Abbey, Dorset

1999 Photographs

The following series of photographs were taken on an open-day held on the 27th June 1999 in aid of the St. Joseph's R.C. Church in Wool.


Ruined staircase

Photograph 1: Bindon Abbey ruins - stairs to room above monk's day-room.


South wall of south transept

Photograph 2: Bindon Abbey ruins - south wall of south transept of church showing Norman-style recessed arch.


Remains of north arcade

Photograph 3: Bindon Abbey ruins - remains of north arcade.


Looking west from the site of the high altar

Photograph 4: Bindon Abbey ruins - the church looking west from the site of the high altar.


Grave slab of Abbot Richard de Maners

Photograph 5: Bindon Abbey - grave slab of Abbot Richard de Maners - view from east.


Grave slab of Abbot Richard de Maners

Photograph 6: Bindon Abbey - grave slab of Abbot de Maners - view from south-west.


"Tess's grave"

Photograph 7: Bindon abbey - grave of abbot on north side of chancel, popularly known as "Tess's grave".


Moulded shaft in chapter house

Photograph 8: Bindon Abbey ruins - moulded shaft on north wall of chapter house.


Moulded shafts in chapter house

Photograph 9: Bindon Abbey ruins - moulded shafts on north wall of chapter house.


Grave slab in chapter house

Photograph 10: Bindon Abbey - "Wyvern" grave slab of abbot in chapter house.


Moulded capital in chapter house

Photograph 11: Bindon Abbey - moulded capital on south wall of chapter house.


Fishponds

Photograph 12: Bindon Abbey fishponds, converted to a water garden in Tudor times.


Room under mound

Photograph 13: Bindon Abbey - interior of a small room built under a mound in the centre of the water garden.


Under the trees near the mound

Photograph 14: Bindon Abbey - water under the trees in the centre of the water garden.


Bindon Abbey House

Photograph 15: Bindon Abbey House from the south west.


Bindon Abbey House

Photograph 16: Bindon Abbey House from the south.


Bindon Abbey Gatehouse (early June 1999)

Photograph 17: Bindon Abbey Gatehouse from Bindon Lane (13 June 1999).


Bindon Abbey Gatehouse

Photograph 18: Bindon Abbey - rear of gatehouse.


Bindon Mill

Photograph 19: Bindon Mill - taken from the railway (30 June 1999).


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