Priory House, Monmouth

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Priory House
Priory House is a Grade II Listed building in Monmouth, Wales. 2.jpg
Priory House
General information
Address Whitecross Street
Town or city Monmouth
Country Wales
Coordinates 51°48′47″N 2°42′47″W / 51.813108°N 2.712988°W / 51.813108; -2.712988Coordinates: 51°48′47″N 2°42′47″W / 51.813108°N 2.712988°W / 51.813108; -2.712988
Current tenants Private Club
Completed 18th century
Designations Grade II Listed

Priory House is a Grade II Listed building in Monmouth, Wales.[1]

First listed on 15 August 1974 it is an 18th-century building of 3 storeys, with a modern, dark red tile roof.[2] It has had many alterations since its construction in the 18th century.[3]

Priory House view from the road

In the first part of the 19th century the building was home to the Monmouth Classical Academy which was a private boarding School. From about 1830 the Academy was run by Rev J Gosling. Fees were £20 per annum, Greek & Latin £3, Math £3, French £4, Geography £2.[4] The Building is currently used as a private political club (Conservative).

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Listed Buildings in Monmouth". BritishListedBuildings.co.uk. Retrieved 11 April 2012. 
  2. ^ "WHITECROSS STREET, 15 PRIORY HOUSE". Royal Commission on the National Monuments Record of Wales (NMRW). Retrieved 12 April 2012. 
  3. ^ Keith Kissack, Monmouth and its Buildings, Logaston Press, 2003, ISBN 1-904396-01-1, page 146
  4. ^ Keith Kissack, Victorian Monmouth, The Monmouth Historical and Educational trust, ISBN 0-9503386-2-1, page 125