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Sopwell Nunnery Ruins

A Grade II Listed Building in St Albans, Hertfordshire

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1103135

English Heritage Legacy ID: 163228

Location: St. Albans, Hertfordshire, AL1

County: Hertfordshire

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

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Listing Text

(East Side)

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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