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Abbey Ruins Approximately 15 Metres South of Church of St Leonard, Beausale, Haseley, Honiley and Wroxall

Description: Abbey Ruins Approximately 15 Metres South of Church of St Leonard

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 11 April 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 308396

OS Grid Reference: SP2217170698
OS Grid Coordinates: 422171, 270698
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3339, -1.6760

Location: Birmingham Road, Warwick CV35 7NB

Locality: Beausale, Haseley, Honiley and Wroxall
Local Authority: Warwick District Council
County: Warwickshire
Country: England
Postcode: CV35 7NB

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Listing Text

SP2270 (South-west side)
8/130 Abbey Ruins approx. 15m S of
11/04/67 Church of Saint Leonard
(Formerly listed as Remains of
Wroxall Priory in grounds of
Wroxall Abbey (house))
Part of Abbey building, now ruin. Probably early C12, with alterations, c.1866
for James Dugdale. Squared coursed stone, with some C19 brick. Irregular plan,
with rectangular portion to East end. Single-storey range. Segmental pointed
doors opposing to East End. History: abbey founded as a priory for Benedictine
nuns c.1135. Part of this ruin is thought to be the former priory frater, with a
screens passage to the End end, but it may have been altered c.1866 when James
Dugdale built a new Wroxall Abbey house, now Wroxall Abbey School main building
(Buildings of England: Warwickshire: 1966, pp483-484; VCH: Warwickshire: Vol.3:
1945, pp215-216)
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Listing NGR: SP2217070700

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Source: English Heritage

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