The Canons, Mitcham: Inside view

The Canons, Mitcham: Inside view

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Partial / Incomplete Date February 2001
Area Mitcham
Picture Reference Mit_​Buildings_​5-27
Original Format Photo
Notes / History The present 17th Century Grade 2 listed house is on the site of a former Augustinian Priory. Situated within the grounds is an old carp pond, thought to date back to the Middle Ages, as well as a Dovecote which is the oldest complete structure in Mitcham and believed to have been built by the Priory and Convent of St Mary Overly in the 16th century.

At the time of this photograph the house had been substantially altered internally and externally and very few architectural features remained. Shown are two partially covered windows and it is documented that the property has been much altered over the years and windows have been added, blocked off and enlarged.

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