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St Osyth's Priory Precinct Wall to South West of Gatehouse, St Osyth

Description: St Osyth's Priory Precinct Wall to South West of Gatehouse

Grade: I
Date Listed: 21 February 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 120038

OS Grid Reference: TM1210415618
OS Grid Coordinates: 612104, 215618
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7990, 1.0747

Location: The Bury, 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
15/204 St. Osyth's Priory.
Precinct wall to south
21.2.50 west of Gatehouse (formerly
listed as part of Buildings
GV comprised in St Osyth's
Priory) I
Precinct wall. C14/C15. Stone, flint and rubble. Stone dressings. Formerly
part of a C15 building with a C14 archway to south. Crenellated, stone band,
moulded plinth. The large archway is semi-circular of 3 moulded orders with
moulded label and head stops, C20 double gates. North of this archway are four
2 cinquefoil light windows under square heads with labels, similar to those in
the Gatehouse. Central to these windows is blocked 2 centre arched doorway with
moulded jambs now with an inserted window. This wall terminates just south of
the C14 archway and a wall of later date continues south around the western side
of the precinct q.v. 15/205. The precinct wall also continues east of the
Gatehouse and turns north to flank Colchester Road. There is no wall to north
of the Priory. Scheduled Ancient Monument

Listing NGR: TM1210415618

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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