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

Map

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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

Summary

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History

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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

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Legacy System number: 163228

Legacy System: LBS

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