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Description: Ruins of St Leonard's Hospital
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
DENWICK A 1068
NU 11 SE
10/32 Ruins of St.
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.
SCHEDULED ANCIENT MONUMENT
Listing NGR: NU1880214382
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Source: English Heritage
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