Description: Remains of Tower and Walls of Monastic Church Approximately 250 Metres South of Priory Farmhouse
Date Listed: 8 September 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 309016
OS Grid Reference: SP2344586742
OS Grid Coordinates: 423445, 286742
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4781, -1.6562
There is also a scheduled monument, Maxstoke Priory and Moated Site, 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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MAXSTOKE CHURCH ROAD
SP2386 (South side)
17/111 Remains of tower and walls of
08/09/61 monastic church approx. 250m S
of Priory Farmhouse
(Formerly listed as Remains of
tower and walls of monastic
Remains of tower comprising the north east corner almost to original height and
the chancel arch. Squared and coursed sandstone. Chancel arch 2-centred and of
hollow and roll moulded orders. Parts only of the north and south transept
arches remain. 3 mouldings to each face dying into the pier. Above the chancel
arch is a round headed opening. The gable of the chancel roof is visible in the
east wall of the tower. Originally the central crossing tower of the priory
church of the Augustinian Canons founded in 1336 by William de Clinton, Earl of
Huntingdon, and consecrated in 1342. Scheduled ancient monument.
(VCH; Warwickshire: Vol IV; Buildings of England: Warwickshire: p349)
Listing NGR: SP2344586742
Source: English Heritage
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