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:
    London and 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; 1086132; 1344275; 1336305