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Leicester Greyfriars

Hob Uid: 867109
Location :
City of Leicester
Non Civil Parish
Grid Ref : SK5850004300
Summary : Franciscan friary extant before 1230, dissolved in 1538. In 1402, 11 friars were executed for supporting Richard II against Henry IV.
More information : EB SK 585043 Franciscan Friary pre 1230-1538 (1,2). No remains. Site confirmed by Leicester Museum (3).

a) SK 585043 Friary building (1). No remains, site confirmed by Leic Museum (3).

b) SK 585042 Grey Friar's Gateway (1). No remains, site
confirmed by Leic Museum (3).

c) SK 585044 Grey Friar's Gateway (1). No remains, site
confirmed by Leic Museum (3).

d) SK 583043 Grey Friar's Church (1). No remains, site
confirmed by Leic Museum (3).

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Medieval Leicester 1920 (C.J. Billson) 78-9
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Source : Medieval religious houses : England and Wales
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Source Number : 3
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 JB 13/6/72
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date :
Monument End Date : 1538
Monument Start Date :
Monument Type : Franciscan Friary
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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SK 50 SE 137
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, GREYFRIARS CAR PARK
Activity type : EXCAVATION
Start Date : 2012-01-01
End Date : 2012-12-31