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St Osyth's Priory Ruined East Range and Tower, St Osyth

Description: St Osyth's Priory Ruined East Range and Tower

Grade: I
Date Listed: 21 February 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 120035

OS Grid Reference: TM1219715738
OS Grid Coordinates: 612197, 215738
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8000, 1.0761

Location: Colchester Road, St Osyth, Essex CO16 8NY

Locality: St Osyth
Local Authority: Tendring District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CO16 8NY

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Listing Text

TM 1215
15/201 St. Osyth's Priory.
21.2.50 Ruined east range and Tower (formerly listed as pa
Tower ( formerly listed as part
of Buildings comprised in
GV St Osyth's Priory
Ruined east range and tower. C16 for Lord Darcy. Stone rubble, some septaria
and ashlar cheque work. Semi-octagonal south east tower with ruined wall
attached to north. The tower has a 2 light window under a square head with
label over to east wall, 2 light windows under segmental heads, sunk spandrels,
labels over to south east and south west angles of upper stage. Label of former
doorway now with brick arch under to north wall. North west angle, small brick
ogee inserted into earlier work above which is a chamfered 2 centre arched
doorway. Wall to north approx. 7 metres high of 2 storeys. First floor with 2
and 3 light moulded brick window openings, stone faced to east. Ground floor,
stone 2 centred arch doorway and larger segmental archway to south. Small
segmental arched opening. Ogee archway to south west. Scheduled Ancient Monument

Listing NGR: TM1219715738

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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