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Ruins of St Leonard's Hospital

A Grade II Listed Building in Denwick, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.423 / 55°25'22"N

Longitude: -1.7045 / 1°42'16"W

OS Eastings: 418802

OS Northings: 614382

OS Grid: NU188143

Mapcode National: GBR J5JQ.ST

Mapcode Global: WHC1C.SYJJ

Entry Name: Ruins of St Leonard's Hospital

Listing Date: 31 December 1969

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1371058

English Heritage Legacy ID: 236369

Location: Denwick, Northumberland, NE66

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Denwick

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Alnwick

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NU 11 SE
(West side)
10/32 Ruins of St.
Leonard's Hospital

Hospital ruins, c.1200 re-erected c.1845 by F.R. Wilson. Squared stone and
rubble with cut dressings. Hall with narrower chapel to east and other
buildings (now grassed-over foundations) on south. Part of south wall of hall
stands with round-arched doorway showing continuous chevron moulding, and
indented hood; north jamb and a few moulded voussoirs of hall/chapel arch.

Hospital founded between 1193 and 1216 by Eustace de Vescy; annexed to Alnwick
Abbey 1376. Buried remains rediscovered when the field was ploughed in 1845,
and re-erected on original footings.


Listing NGR: NU1880214382

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