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Latitude: 50.6408 / 50°38'26"N
Longitude: -4.3658 / 4°21'56"W
OS Eastings: 232814
OS Northings: 85016
OS Grid: SX328850
Mapcode National: GBR NL.8SH9
Mapcode Global: FRA 17RC.T4H
Entry Name: Remains of St Thomas Priory
Listing Date: 13 September 1972
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1206706
English Heritage Legacy ID: 370061
Location: Launceston, Cornwall, PL15
Civil Parish: Launceston
Built-Up Area: Launceston
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: Launceston
Church of England Diocese: Truro
SX3285 RIVERSIDE (OFF), St Thomas
660-1/3/237 (South side (off))
13/09/72 Remains of St Thomas Priory
Remains of priory church and associated priory buildings. C12,
C13 and C15; abandoned and partly destroyed 1540, excavated
late C19 and early C20. Slatestone with volcanic stone
dressings. Complex plan over large site part of which is
excavated and includes what must be the priory church with
steps up towards the east end and complex moulded abutments
and jambs. Newel stair at a short distance north of the
crossing; 2 stone chest tombs partly within crossing. Other
remains visible by SE corner and south of porch of Church of
St Thomas-by-Launceston (q.v.) Maximum height of visible
remains is approx. 1.5 metres.
(Peter OB: Launceston Priory (the substance of a lecture):
Launceston: 1989-; The Buildings of England: Pevsner N:
Listing NGR: SX3281485016
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