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Remains of the Priory of St Denys in the Back Gardens of Nos 1 and 2

A Grade II Listed Building in Portswood, City of Southampton

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Latitude: 50.9252 / 50°55'30"N

Longitude: -1.3809 / 1°22'51"W

OS Eastings: 443607

OS Northings: 114151

OS Grid: SU436141

Mapcode National: GBR RTX.S7

Mapcode Global: FRA 76ZN.KV9

Entry Name: Remains of the Priory of St Denys in the Back Gardens of Nos 1 and 2

Listing Date: 9 September 1954

Last Amended: 8 October 1981

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1091999

English Heritage Legacy ID: 135897

Location: Southampton, SO17

County: City of Southampton

Electoral Ward/Division: Portswood

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Southampton

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Southampton, Portswood St Denys

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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Listing Text

SU 41 SW

St Denys

Remains of the Priory of St Denys in the back gardens of Nos 1 and 2
(formerly listed under Priory Avenue Portswood).


The Priory of St Denys was founded by Henry I for Austin Canons about 1124.
Rebuilt after destruction by the French in 1338 during the raid on Southampton.
Dissolved in 1536. All that remains is a C14 section of a wall of stone rubble
about 25 feet in length by 20 feet in height with a pointed archway in it.
Scheduled as an ancient monument.
(See also Bugle Street, Archway of St Denys Priory in the grounds of Tudor
House Museum and St Denys Road, Church of St Denys).

Listing NGR: SU4360714151

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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