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Slype at Tq 823 529 in Grounds of Former Leeds Priory, Leeds

Description: Slype at Tq 823 529 in Grounds of Former Leeds Priory

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 April 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 173831

OS Grid Reference: TQ8234252955
OS Grid Coordinates: 582342, 152955
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2466, 0.6112

Location: Lower Street, Leeds, Kent ME17 1TL

Locality: Leeds
Local Authority: Maidstone Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: ME17 1TL

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Listing Text

In the entry for

TQ 823 529 (east side)

9/98 Slype at TQ 823529 in
grounds of former Leeds
26.4.68 Priory

The entry shall be amended to read:

(east side)

9/98 Slype at TQ 823 529
in grounds of former
26.4.68 Leeds Priory

- II


TQ 823 529 (east side)

9/98 Slype at TQ823 529
in grounds of former
26.4.68. Leeds Priory

Slype. Late Medieval or Medieval core, partly rebuilt in C16. West
elevation roughly coursed ragstone with, no plinth. East wall
red brick in English bond on galletted stone plinth with chamfered
coping. Rectangular, lying north-south, approximately 12' broad
and 45' long externally, with thick walls standing to height of
approx. 10'. Formerly with more to top, and with further stone
buildings to north and west at north end. Remains of C19 red brick
chimney stack towards south end of east elevation. 3 rectangular
window openings to east elevation. Doorway in south end with
chamfered stone outer jamb to west side, with broach stop and
hooks for hinges on inside, head missing. Doorway to north end of
west elevation with chamfered red brick jambs, head missing. Interior:
red brick barrel vault in English bond springing from stone inner
walls. 3 east windows with flat stone outer lintels, jambs and cills,
morticed for iron grilles, segmental brick inner heads and splayed
and rebated brick reveals. Priory of Austin Canons dedicated to
St. Mary and St. Nicholas founded ll19 by Robert de Crevequer or
Crevecoeur and dissolved between 1537 and 1540. Scheduled
Ancient Monument.

Listing NGR: TQ8230052900

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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