ST MARY'S PRIORY RUINS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1329543

Date first listed: 14-Jun-1952

Statutory Address: ST MARY'S PRIORY RUINS, CHURCH STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: ST MARY'S PRIORY RUINS, CHURCH STREET

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

District: Redcar and Cleveland (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Guisborough

National Grid Reference: NZ 61658 16072, NZ 61748 16076

Details

NZ6116 GUISBOROUGH CHURCH STREET (OFF SOUTH SIDE)

7/58 St. Mary's 14.6.52 Priory ruins.

GV I

Remains of Augustinian Priory founded 1119 by Robert de Brus. Consists of : late C13 E. wall of church; foundations of W. end including bases of nave piers; late C13 - C14 cellarer's range, to S.W., at S. end of which is a service passage with 3 bays of quadripartite rib vaulting intact; and lower courses of the Curia and N. aisle wall, including fireplace and 2 doorways, surmounted by late C18 high dressed sandstone boundary wall: continued E. to adjoin the E. wall of Priory church. All of dressed sandstone. Scheduled Ancient Monument No. 19. ("V.C.H. Yorkshire, North Riding" Vol. II, 1923, pp 352-353; N. Pevsner " ....Yorks North Riding", 1966, pp 177-178; B.J.D. Harrison & G. Dixon (Ed's), "Guisborough Before 1900", 1981, pp 11-23; and R. Gilyard-Beer, "Gisborough Priory", D.o.E., 1981.)

Listing NGR: NZ6174816091

Legacy

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

Legacy System number: 59926

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Gilyard-Beer, R , Gisborough Priory, (1981)
Harrison, B J D, Dixon, G, Guisborough Before 1900, (1981), 11-23
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of York: North Riding, (1923), 352-353
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Yorkshire: The North Riding, (1966), 177-178

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