The Benedictine Priory of St Mary (Sopwell Priory) and the post-medieval mansions known as Sopwell House or Lee Hall - St Albans

Remains of post-Dissolution mansion on site of medieval priory. A major programme of repair works to the ruins has been carried out, with only a final phase of consolidation now required in order to take the site off the register. This last phase has yet to be programmed.

The Benedictine Priory of St Mary (Sopwell Priory) and the post-medieval mansions known as Sopwell House or Lee Hall - St Albans
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: The Benedictine Priory of St Mary (Sopwell Priory) and the post-medieval mansions known as Sopwell House or Lee Hall
  • Heritage Category: Scheduled Monument
  • List Entry Number: 1019137
  • Local Planning Authority: St Albans
  • Site Type: Religious ritual and funerary > Religious house

Location

  • Building Name: The Benedictine Priory of St Mary (Sopwell Priory) and the post-medieval mansions known as Sopwell House or Lee Hall
  • County: Hertfordshire
  • District / Borough: St Albans
  • Parliamentary Constituency: St. Albans
  • Region: East of England

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Poor
  • Occupancy / Use: Not applicable
  • Priority: F - Repair scheme in progress and (where applicable) end use or user identified; or functionally redundant buildings with new use agreed but not yet implemented.
  • Previous Priority: F
  • Ownership: Local authority
  • Designation: Scheduled Monument, LB grade II, part in CA

Contact Details

Deborah Priddy 01223 582720

Next steps

Read more about this historic site on the National Heritage List for England