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Description: Ruins of Newark Priory
Date Listed: 14 June 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 288742
OS Grid Reference: TQ0417257699
OS Grid Coordinates: 504172, 157699
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3089, -0.5069
There is also a scheduled monument, Newark Priory: an Augustinian Priory North of the River Wey, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.
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TQ 05NW RIPLEY C.P. NEWARK LANE
1/161 Ruins of Newark
Priory. Founded in late C12, possibly by Raul de Calna and his wife Beatrice de
Saudes; for Augustinian Canons. Dissolved in 1538/9 by Henry VIII. Flint rubble
with lime mortar. Excavations of 1928 revealed a C13 Cruciform Church with
cloister, kitchens and farmery,gatehouse and tower/steeple were separate. All
that remains are the south transept - to its full height but unroofed - South wall
of the passage to the farmery, north and south walls of Presbytery and choir - to
full height - and part of the north chapel. South transept gable end contains one
lancet window opening, 3 window openings to east and west walls. South walls of
Presbytery and choir have 5 window openings, 3 windows on north wall.
Scheduled Ancient Monument: Surrey Antiquity No. 18.
PEVSNER: Buildings of England, Surrey (1971) pp 380-1
D. KNOWLES & R. N. HOADCOCK: Medieval Religious Houses (1953) p.146.
SURREY ARCHAEOLOGICAL COLLECTIONS No. 40 (1932) pp 1 - 39
NATIONAL MONUMENTS RECORDS Photographs inc TQO451/2.
Listing NGR: TQ0417257699
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Source: English Heritage
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