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Latitude: 50.8846 / 50°53'4"N
Longitude: 0.0028 / 0°0'10"E
OS Eastings: 540977
OS Northings: 111368
OS Grid: TQ409113
Mapcode National: GBR KPW.FJV
Mapcode Global: FRA B6WR.QXF
Entry Name: Ruins of a College of Benedictine Canons at Old Malling Farm, Lewes
Listing Date: 20 August 1965
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1273648
English Heritage Legacy ID: 417472
Location: Lewes, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7
County: East Sussex
Civil Parish: Lewes
Traditional County: Sussex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Sussex
Church of England Parish: St Michael South Malling
Church of England Diocese: Chichester
SOUTH MALLING WITHOUT
Ruins of a College
of Benedictine Canons
at Old Malling Farm,
TQ 41 SW 10/556 20.8.65.
Aldulf, Prince or Duke of the South Saxons, founded a College here about 765
which was refounded by Archbishop Theobald for Benedictine Canons in 1150.
It was dedicated to St Michael. Later the College moved further south to the
site of the present Malling Deanery. It was suppressed in 1547, and the Church
had disappeared by 1628, when the present Parish Church of St Michael, South
Malling, was built. All that remains of the College above ground at the original
site is a piece of rubble wall in the garden of Old Malling Farm, which is
a C19 house, with the remains of a pointed window hardly above ground level.
Nothing is visible at the second site.
Listing NGR: TQ4097711368
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