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The Priory, Warwick

Description: The Priory

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 10 January 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 307357

OS Grid Reference: SP2826365280
OS Grid Coordinates: 428263, 265280
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2849, -1.5871

Location: 129 Spring Pool, Warwick CV34 4UN

Locality: Warwick
Local Authority: Warwick District Council
County: Warwickshire
Country: England
Postcode: CV34 4UN

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There is also a scheduled monument, St Sepulchre's Priory, 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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Listing Text


1781 The Priory

SP 2865 SW 3/296 10.1.53.


Remaining portions of the Old Priory. The greater part of this building
was taken down in 1926 and removed to America for re-erection. Small single-storey
building of C16 stonework. Entrance doorway has "Tudor" shaped arch, to
LH side of which is large 6-light transomed and mullioned stone splayed
bay window. Other windows are similar in design, the two to right hand
side being modern replacements. To west of this is 2 storey block of C17
brickwork with dark headers, stone plinth, stone quoins, gables to east,
south and west with stone copings and finials, Modern, or restored, brick
chimney stacks. Modern casements. The two buildings have modern leaded
lights and attractive roofs of old tiles. Portions of foundation walls
to the main building (now removed) lie to the east. The Tudor mansion
stood on the site of the medieval Priory of St Sepulchre, founded early
VCR, viii, pp.422, 438-40.
The Priory, the Stable Wall and Ruined Wall to north east form a group

Listing NGR: SP2826365280

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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