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Remains of the Priory of St Denys in the Back Gardens of Nos 1 and 2, Southampton

Description: Remains of the Priory of St Denys in the Back Gardens of Nos 1 and 2

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 September 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 135897

OS Grid Reference: SU4360314145
OS Grid Coordinates: 443603, 114145
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9251, -1.3810

Location: Priory Avenue, Southampton SO17 2LT

Locality: Southampton
County: Southampton
Country: England
Postcode: SO17 2LT

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Listing Text

5239 St Denys

Remains of the Priory of
St Denys in the back
gardens of Nos 1 and 2
(formerly listed under
SU 41 SW 10/204 9.9.54 Priory Avenue Portswood).


The Priory of St Denys was founded by Henry I for Austin Canons about 1124.
Rebuilt after destruction by the French in 1338 during the raid on Southampton.
Dissolved in 1536. All that remains is a C14 section of a wall of stone rubble
about 25 feet in length by 20 feet in height with a pointed archway in it.
Scheduled as an ancient monument.
(See also Bugle Street, Archway of St Denys Priory in the grounds of Tudor
House Museum and St Denys Road, Church of St Denys).

Listing NGR: SU4360314145

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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