Antique print of Sopwell Priory (also known as Sopwell Nunnery or Sopewell Nunnery) built c. 1140 in Hertfordshire, England by the Benedictine abbot of St Albans Abbey, Geoffrey de Gorham. It was founded as the Priory of St Mary of Sopwell and was a cell of St Albans Abbey. Antique copper-plate engraving of Sopewell Nunnery, near St Albans, Herts. Dated in the plate July 3; 1787. Size of engraved area approx 5x6ins. Note: Price shown is ex VAT.