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Latitude: 51.3089 / 51°18'31"N
Longitude: -0.5069 / 0°30'24"W
OS Eastings: 504172
OS Northings: 157699
OS Grid: TQ041576
Mapcode National: GBR 0S.8XB
Mapcode Global: VHFV9.5CDG
Entry Name: Ruins of Newark Priory
Listing Date: 14 June 1967
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1377835
English Heritage Legacy ID: 288742
Location: Ripley, Guildford, Surrey, GU22
Civil Parish: Ripley
Traditional County: Surrey
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey
Church of England Parish: Ripley
Church of England Diocese: Guildford
TQ 05NW RIPLEY C.P. NEWARK LANE
1/161 Ruins of Newark
Priory. Founded in late C12, possibly by Raul de Calna and his wife Beatrice de
Saudes; for Augustinian Canons. Dissolved in 1538/9 by Henry VIII. Flint rubble
with lime mortar. Excavations of 1928 revealed a C13 Cruciform Church with
cloister, kitchens and farmery,gatehouse and tower/steeple were separate. All
that remains are the south transept - to its full height but unroofed - South wall
of the passage to the farmery, north and south walls of Presbytery and choir - to
full height - and part of the north chapel. South transept gable end contains one
lancet window opening, 3 window openings to east and west walls. South walls of
Presbytery and choir have 5 window openings, 3 windows on north wall.
Scheduled Ancient Monument: Surrey Antiquity No. 18.
PEVSNER: Buildings of England, Surrey (1971) pp 380-1
D. KNOWLES & R. N. HOADCOCK: Medieval Religious Houses (1953) p.146.
SURREY ARCHAEOLOGICAL COLLECTIONS No. 40 (1932) pp 1 - 39
NATIONAL MONUMENTS RECORDS Photographs inc TQO451/2.
Listing NGR: TQ0417257699
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