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Priory Chapel (Remains)

A Grade II Listed Building in Kersey, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0622 / 52°3'44"N

Longitude: 0.9146 / 0°54'52"E

OS Eastings: 599892

OS Northings: 244436

OS Grid: TL998444

Mapcode National: GBR SL1.Q1M

Mapcode Global: VHKF6.SFWG

Entry Name: Priory Chapel (Remains)

Listing Date: 23 January 1958

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1037273

English Heritage Legacy ID: 276571

Location: Kersey, Babergh, Suffolk, IP7

County: Suffolk

District: Babergh

Civil Parish: Kersey

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Kersey St Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

KERSEY
1.
5377
Priory Chapel
(remains)
TL 9944 57/423 23.1.58
II
2.
Probably the remains of the conventual church, restored and preserved
as a farm building. Part of the west end and nave. The Priory is said
to have been founded as a hospital about 1218 by Thomas de Burgh, and
a few years later converted to a Priory for Austin Canons. Dedicated
to God, St Mary and the Blessed St Anthony. Endowed by Nesta de Cokefield,
widow of the founder. (Scheduled Ancient Monument).


Listing NGR: TL9989244436

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