Crowland Abbey


Crowland has an extensive and colourful history. The greater part of the building dates from the early 12th Century, with the remaining ruined West Front dating from the 1117. The Abbey has one of the country’s finest West Fronts with 12th Century statuary carved from Barnack stone.

Brief Description of Works: 

Messenger was awarded the contract to complete sensitive conservation repairs to the ruined West Nave and East End walling. This encompassed paint research, statue conservation, stone replacement, bird deterrent systems and mortar works using ‘Hot Lime’.

Contract Details: 

Value: £111k
Client: Crowland Abbey PCC
Duration: 16 weeks
Completion: December 2015