Slype and associated remains at Leeds Priory, Lower Street, Leeds - Maidstone

The remains of a medieval building with post-medieval brickwork additions and attached walls. It was potentially related to monastic water management. Formerly known as "The Abbey" and more recently as "The Slype". The buildings are at risk of serious structural decay and extensive damaging vegetation growth.

Slype and associated remains at Leeds Priory, Lower Street, Leeds - Maidstone
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: Leeds Priory: Augustinian Priory of St Mary and St Nicholas with associated dovecotes and slype, and the site of the 18th century Meredith mansion
  • Heritage Category: Scheduled Monument
  • List Entry Number: 1011027
  • Local Planning Authority: Maidstone
  • Site Type: Agriculture and subsistence > Dovecote

Location

  • Building Name: Slype and associated remains at Leeds Priory
  • Street Name: Lower Street
  • County: Kent
  • District / Borough: Maidstone
  • Parish: Leeds
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Faversham and Mid Kent
  • Region: South East

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Very bad
  • Occupancy / Use: Not applicable
  • Priority: C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
  • Previous Priority: C
  • Ownership: Charity (heritage)
  • Designation: Scheduled Monument and Listed Buildings - 4 grade II, 4 LBs
  • List Entry Number(s): 1011027 and 1185691; 1336305; 1086132; 1344275

Contact Details

Paul Roberts 01483 252032

Next steps

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