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Shulbrede Priory

A Grade I Listed Building in Linchmere, West Sussex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0617 / 51°3'42"N

Longitude: -0.7508 / 0°45'2"W

OS Eastings: 487639

OS Northings: 129895

OS Grid: SU876298

Mapcode National: GBR DD3.90Z

Mapcode Global: FRA 9699.Z6Y

Entry Name: Shulbrede Priory

Listing Date: 18 June 1959

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1025945

English Heritage Legacy ID: 301922

Location: Linchmere, Chichester, West Sussex, GU27

County: West Sussex

District: Chichester

Parish: Linchmere

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Sussex

Church of England Parish: Lynchmere and Camelsdale

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

Listing Text

SU 82 NE LINCHMERE LIPHOOK ROAD
6/31 Shulbrede Priory
18.6.,59
- I
House. An Augustinian priory was founded here about 1200. The buildings that survive formed the south west corner of the cloister and were part of the prior's lodging with undercroft that was the buttery and part of the refectory. These remains were converted into a house in the C16. The building is therefore partly C13 and partly C16.
L-shaped. Hythe sandstone and Purbeck marble. Tiled roof. Casement windows. Gables to west wing. Central ground floor projection. 2 storeys. 4 windows facing south, 2 windows facing west.
The C13 undercroft is groined with a central pillar of Purbeck marble. The refectory
was originally one hall. On the north wall are 3 trefoil arches of the lavatorium.
In the former prior's lodging are C16 paintings of the Nativity. Partly repainted in
the early C17.


Listing NGR: SU8762229896

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