Description: Healaugh Priory
Date Listed: 12 July 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 325976
OS Grid Reference: SE4857546349
OS Grid Coordinates: 448575, 446349
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9110, -1.2620
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SE 44 NE HEALAUGH THE OLD COACH ROAD
1/60 Healaugh Priory
(formerly known as Manor
Range of Priory, now house. c1150-1200, altered c1540 and later. Magnesian
limestone ashlar, with Welsh slate roof and brick stacks. Garden front:
2 storeys, 5 first floor windows. Entrance to left end: 6-long-panel door
under 4-centred arch with chamfered jambs. Further C20 entrance to right.
Windows: mainly 3-light with chamfered mullions and surrounds under hood-
moulds and with triangular decoration in the spandrels. Those to first
floor are in double-chamfered surrounds, some mullions are recut. Further
2-light mullion window with chamfered mullion and surround under hood-mould.
Another C19 wooden 2-light mullion window under ashlar hood-mould. Remains
of earlier entrances or lower windows can be seen to ground floor.
Battlements conceal roof. Ridge stacks. flight gable rebuilt. Ground
floor: reset 4-light window with chamfered mullions and transoms within
double-chamfered surround under hood-mould. First floor: 3-light window
with chamfered mullions and surround under hood-mould. In gable: single
lancet in chamfered surround under hood-mould. Eroded heraldic beast at
apex. To rear: C20 single storey outshut to right. Off-centre C20 door
with re-used gravestone as doorstep inscribed (in translation): 'Pray you
for the soul of your master Robert De Penden'. Windows, ground floor: 4 C20
casements in chamfered surrounds. First floor: 2-light C19 wooden mullioned
windows. 4 stacks rise from first floor and have plain corbels except-for
the third which has woman's head, animal head and beakhead corbels.
Interior: remains of fireplace to library. Two 4-centred fireplaces to
first floor with cavetto and ovolo moulded surround and diaper brickwork
Listing NGR: SE4857546349
Source: English Heritage
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