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Description: Sopwell Nunnery Ruins
Date Listed: 27 August 1971
English Heritage Building ID: 163228
OS Grid Reference: TL1511106328
OS Grid Coordinates: 515111, 206328
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7438, -0.3341
1582 COTTONMILL LANE
Sopwell Nunnery ruins
TL 10 NE 24/120
Unroofed ruins of a very large, 2-storey mansion, built in mid C16 by
Sir Richard Lee from and among the remains of the original Sopwell Nunnery.
On East face 3-light Perpendicular mullioned windows have been partly blocked
or extended in this re-building. Walls of flint with brick headers and
dressings, and moulded stone string. Various other foundations and parts
of buildings, much overgrown. Large building to West in field has been
modernised later, then demolished, but mediaeval foundations standing. AM.
Listing NGR: TL1511106328
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Source: English Heritage
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