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Latitude: 50.9251 / 50°55'30"N
Longitude: -1.381 / 1°22'51"W
OS Eastings: 443603
OS Northings: 114145
OS Grid: SU436141
Mapcode National: GBR RTX.SF
Mapcode Global: FRA 76ZN.RS4
Entry Name: Remains of the Priory of St Denys in the Back Gardens of Nos 1 and 2
Listing Date: 9 September 1954
Last Amended: 8 October 1981
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1091999
English Heritage Legacy ID: 135897
Location: Southampton, SO17
County: City of Southampton
Electoral Ward/Division: Portswood
Built-Up Area: Southampton
Traditional County: Hampshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire
Church of England Parish: Southampton, Portswood St Denys
Church of England Diocese: Winchester
1. PRIORY AVENUE
5239 St Denys
Remains of the Priory of
St Denys in the back
gardens of Nos 1 and 2
(formerly listed under
SU 41 SW 10/204 9.9.54 Priory Avenue Portswood).
The Priory of St Denys was founded by Henry I for Austin Canons about 1124.
Rebuilt after destruction by the French in 1338 during the raid on Southampton.
Dissolved in 1536. All that remains is a C14 section of a wall of stone rubble
about 25 feet in length by 20 feet in height with a pointed archway in it.
Scheduled as an ancient monument.
(See also Bugle Street, Archway of St Denys Priory in the grounds of Tudor
House Museum and St Denys Road, Church of St Denys).
Listing NGR: SU4360314145
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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