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Ruins of St Leonard's Hospital, Denwick

Description: Ruins of St Leonard's Hospital

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 December 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 236369

OS Grid Reference: NU1880214382
OS Grid Coordinates: 418802, 614382
Latitude/Longitude: 55.4230, -1.7045

Location: B6341, Denwick, Northumberland NE66 1NF

Locality: Denwick
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE66 1NF

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Listing Text

NU 11 SE
(West side)
10/32 Ruins of St.
Leonard's Hospital

Hospital ruins, c.1200 re-erected c.1845 by F.R. Wilson. Squared stone and
rubble with cut dressings. Hall with narrower chapel to east and other
buildings (now grassed-over foundations) on south. Part of south wall of hall
stands with round-arched doorway showing continuous chevron moulding, and
indented hood; north jamb and a few moulded voussoirs of hall/chapel arch.

Hospital founded between 1193 and 1216 by Eustace de Vescy; annexed to Alnwick
Abbey 1376. Buried remains rediscovered when the field was ploughed in 1845,
and re-erected on original footings.


Listing NGR: NU1880214382

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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