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Leicester Blackfriars

Hob Uid: 867108
Location :
City of Leicester
Non Civil Parish
Grid Ref : SK5800004700
Summary : Dominican Friary founded in 1284 (not as thought earlier in 1252) and dissolved in 1538. There are no extant remains.
More information : EA SK 580047 Dominican Friary 1252-1538 (1,2,3) Authority 3, page 17, states Blackfriars land intersected by the Town Wall. Page 14 area of 16 acres (4).

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Source Number : 1
Source : Transactions of the Leicestershire Archaeological and Historical Society
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Page(s) : 42-53
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Vol(s) : 6, 1882-8
Source Number : 2
Source : Medieval religious houses : England and Wales
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Page(s) : 185
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Source Number : 3
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Md Leic 1920 (C.J. Billson) 14, 17
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Source Number : 4
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 JB 13/6/72
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date : Extant
Monument End Date : 1538
Monument Start Date : 1234
Monument Type : Dominican Friary
Evidence : Documentary Evidence

Components and Objects:
Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SK 50 SE 136
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, MERLIN WORKS, BATH LANE
Activity type : EXCAVATION
Start Date : 2007-01-01
End Date : 2007-12-31