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LAUNCESTON PRIORY

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Remains of Augustinian priory built in 1127 and Dissolved in 1539. Remains of priory church and associated priory buildings. 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 crossings; 2 stone chest tombs partly within crossing. Other remains visible by South-East corner and south porch of church of St Thomas-by-Launceston (qv). Maximum height of visible remains is approximately 1.5 metres.

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