SOPWELL NUNNERY RUINS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1103135
Date first listed:
27-Aug-1971
Statutory Address:
SOPWELL NUNNERY RUINS, COTTONMILL LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
SOPWELL NUNNERY RUINS, COTTONMILL LANE

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Hertfordshire
District:
St. Albans (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TL 15111 06328

Details

1. 1582 COTTONMILL LANE (East Side)

Sopwell Nunnery ruins TL 10 NE 24/120

II

2. Unroofed ruins of a very large, 2-storey mansion, built in mid C16 by Sir Richard Lee from and among the remains of the original Sopwell Nunnery. On East face 3-light Perpendicular mullioned windows have been partly blocked or extended in this re-building. Walls of flint with brick headers and dressings, and moulded stone string. Various other foundations and parts of buildings, much overgrown. Large building to West in field has been modernised later, then demolished, but mediaeval foundations standing. AM.

Listing NGR: TL1511106328

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
163228
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 21 Apr 2006
Reference: IOE01/15017/02
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Riley. Source Historic England Archive
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