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Ruins of Newark Priory

A Grade I Listed Building in Ripley, Surrey

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3089 / 51°18'31"N

Longitude: -0.5069 / 0°30'24"W

OS Eastings: 504172

OS Northings: 157699

OS Grid: TQ041576

Mapcode National: GBR 0S.8XB

Mapcode Global: VHFV9.5CDG

Entry Name: Ruins of Newark Priory

Listing Date: 14 June 1967

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1377835

English Heritage Legacy ID: 288742

Location: Ripley, Guildford, Surrey, GU22

County: Surrey

Civil Parish: Ripley

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey

Church of England Parish: Ripley

Church of England Diocese: Guildford

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Listing Text

TQ 05NW RIPLEY C.P. NEWARK LANE

1/161 Ruins of Newark
14/6/67 Priory

I

Priory. Founded in late C12, possibly by Raul de Calna and his wife Beatrice de
Saudes; for Augustinian Canons. Dissolved in 1538/9 by Henry VIII. Flint rubble
with lime mortar. Excavations of 1928 revealed a C13 Cruciform Church with
cloister, kitchens and farmery,gatehouse and tower/steeple were separate. All
that remains are the south transept - to its full height but unroofed - South wall
of the passage to the farmery, north and south walls of Presbytery and choir - to
full height - and part of the north chapel. South transept gable end contains one
lancet window opening, 3 window openings to east and west walls. South walls of
Presbytery and choir have 5 window openings, 3 windows on north wall.

Scheduled Ancient Monument: Surrey Antiquity No. 18.

PEVSNER: Buildings of England, Surrey (1971) pp 380-1
D. KNOWLES & R. N. HOADCOCK: Medieval Religious Houses (1953) p.146.
SURREY ARCHAEOLOGICAL COLLECTIONS No. 40 (1932) pp 1 - 39
NATIONAL MONUMENTS RECORDS Photographs inc TQO451/2.


Listing NGR: TQ0417257699

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