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Description: The Priory
Date Listed: 3 December 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 206990
OS Grid Reference: TQ2909572485
OS Grid Coordinates: 529095, 172485
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4367, -0.1441
TQ 27SE 4/20 3.12.70
Circa 1810-20. Double fronted villa in Gothic style. Three-storeys with 2-storey
entrance front and extension on north side. Three windows with one window extension
Stuccoed brick turretted corners, some used as chimneys. Mostly battlemented
parapets with central, pierced decoration.
Square-headed, architraved windows of 2 lights each with hood mould, some lights
with pointed arches.
Return on south side with splayed bay windows to ground and first floor.
Battlemented, projecting entrance portico with corner buttresses and doorway with
pointed, moulded arch. Charles Barro died under mysterious circumstances in the
house in 1876, resulting in a famous 19th Century murder trial.
Listing NGR: TQ2909572485
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Source: English Heritage
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