- Andwell Priory
name = Andwell Priory
full = Priory of St. Mary at Andwell
order = Benedictine monks
established = early 12th century
Strattondn, Hintondn, Bradforddn
Adam de Portof Mapledurwell
Andwell, Hampshire, England
coord = coord|51.268332692794154|-1.0141754150390625
remains = some walls and doorways
Andwell Priory is an
alien prioryof Benedictine monksin Andwell, Hampshire, England.
This small priory was founded as a cell of the great
Benedictineabbey of Tironin the twelfth centuryby Adam de Portof nearby Mapledurwell. The grant of lands in Natelyand other rents were confirmed by a charterof Henry I.
12th to 16th centuries
Bishop Wykehampurchased Andwell from the abbey of Tiron in the later part of the reighn of Richard IIand bestowed it and its lands on his newly founded college at Winchester, to which it still belongs.
The premises were very small and not much remains. The north, west and east
flintwalls of the church survive, as do two modest 14th centurydoorways that were part of the west range.
* [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=38132 "A History of the County of Hampshire: Volume 2", The Victoria County History 1973]
* "The Buildings of England: Hampshire and the Isle of Wight", Nikolaus Pevsner and David Lloyd
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