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Latitude: 51.7438 / 51°44'37"N
Longitude: -0.3341 / 0°20'2"W
OS Eastings: 515111
OS Northings: 206328
OS Grid: TL151063
Mapcode National: GBR H8B.LC6
Mapcode Global: VHGPQ.5F7J
Entry Name: Sopwell Nunnery Ruins
Listing Date: 27 August 1971
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1103135
English Heritage Legacy ID: 163228
Location: St. Albans, Hertfordshire, AL1
District: St. Albans
Town: St. Albans
Electoral Ward/Division: Sopwell
Built-Up Area: St Albans
Traditional County: Hertfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire
Church of England Parish: St Albans St Stephen
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
1582 COTTONMILL LANE
Sopwell Nunnery ruins
TL 10 NE 24/120
Unroofed ruins of a very large, 2-storey mansion, built in mid C16 by
Sir Richard Lee from and among the remains of the original Sopwell Nunnery.
On East face 3-light Perpendicular mullioned windows have been partly blocked
or extended in this re-building. Walls of flint with brick headers and
dressings, and moulded stone string. Various other foundations and parts
of buildings, much overgrown. Large building to West in field has been
modernised later, then demolished, but mediaeval foundations standing. AM.
Listing NGR: TL1511106328
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