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Sopwell Nunnery Ruins, Saint Albans

Description: Sopwell Nunnery Ruins

Grade: II
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

Location: 1 Sadleir Road, St Albans, Hertfordshire AL1 2ES

Locality: Saint Albans
Local Authority: St Albans City Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: AL1 2ES

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Listing Text

(East Side)

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

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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