PRIORY GATEHOUSE, USK

Site Details



NPRN
20702
Map Reference
SO30SE
Grid Reference
SO37840079
Unitary (Local) Authority
Monmouthshire
Old County
Monmouthshire
Community
Usk
Type of Site
GATEHOUSE
Broad Class
Defence
Period
Medieval?;Post Medieval

Site Description


Gatehouse to Usk Priory (Benedictine Nuns: see Nprn20700), founded in about 1135, dissolved 1536: the gate passage has round-headed arches and a side door, whilst the upper two stories have mullioned windows and pointed gables, apparently early 16th century.

(source Os495card; SO30SE32.4)

J.Wiles 03.02.05

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