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© Mr Trevor Defferd

IoE Number: 135897
Location: REMAINS OF THE PRIORY OF ST DENYS IN THE BACK GARDENS OF NOS 1 AND 2, 1 AND 2 PRIORY AVENUE
  SOUTHAMPTON, SOUTHAMPTON, HAMPSHIRE
Photographer: Mr Trevor Defferd
Date Photographed: 02 October 2004
Date listed: 09 September 1954
Date of last amendment: 08 October 1981
Grade II

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1. PRIORY AVENUE 5239 St Denys Remains of the Priory of St Denys in the back gardens of Nos 1 and 2 (formerly listed under SU 41 SW 10/204 9.9.54 Priory Avenue Portswood). II 2. 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).

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