Ruins Of St Leonard's Hospital

Date:
11 Aug 1999
Location:
Ruins Of St Leonard's Hospital, A1068, Denwick, Alnwick, Northumberland
Reference:
IOE01/02186/11
Type:
Photograph (Digital)

Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

DENWICK A 1068 NU 11 SE (West side) 10/32 Ruins of St.

Leonard's Hospital 31.12.69 II

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.

SCHEDULED ANCIENT MONUMENT

Listing NGR: NU1880214382

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE01/0418 IOE Records taken by Peter Oakley Clarke; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

© Mr Peter Oakley Clarke. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Clarke, Peter Oakley

Rights Holder: Clarke, Peter Oakley

Keywords

Rubble, Stone, Medieval Hospital, Religious Ritual And Funerary, Health And Welfare, Chapel, Place Of Worship

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