Tuesday, 12 April 2016

Remains of Blackfriars Priory, Hereford

Remains of a Dominican Friars Monastic Building founded circa 1276.
Black Friars Monastery 118 Widemarsh St, Hereford HR4 9HN
The remains of the Blackfriars monastery are directly beside the Coningsby Medieval Museum  118 Widemarsh St, Hereford HR4 9HN
Black Friars Monastery 118 Widemarsh St, Hereford HR4 9HN
Founded before 1246 and dissolved 1538. Major part of Monastery, including church, was destroyed after Dissolution. 
Remains of Blackfriars Priory, Hereford
1322 Friary begun after endless quarrels with Cathedral Chapter. Only surviving part of Friary is the range west of cloister. At Dissolution it passed to the Scudamores, and then to the Coningsbys (who built house on site)
Remains of Blackfriars Priory, Hereford
A geophysical survey carried out in 1994 demonstrated the existence of many features within the ornamental gardens between the upstanding ruins and the Hospital, some of which will be associated with the monastic use of the area.
Remains of Blackfriars Priory, Hereford
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