Page 2, 19th February 1971

19th February 1971
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Page 2, 19th February 1971 — Former Sussex convent sold to U.S. university

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Locations: SHDOWN PARK


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Former Sussex convent sold to U.S. university

ASHDOWN PARK, Sussex, the former provincial house and novitiate of the Sisters of Notre Dame (Namur), has been sold by the joint dioceses of Southwark and Arundel and Brighton to the United States International University in England for £275,000, it was confirmed this week.

The former convent, which can accommodate about 350 students and stands in about 200 acres, was first bought by the nuns in 1919. When they sold the property to the 'joint dioceses and left it in April, 1968. it was thought that it might serve as alternative premises for St.Joseph's Seminary, Mark Cross.

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