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Friarside Hospice and Chapel (Burnopfield)

This is the site of a medieval leper hospital. It was founded in 1312, but was gone by the fifteenth century. The remains of the hospital chapel can still be seen.

Reference number:D1922
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Legal status:Scheduled Monument
  • National Heritage List for England Entry Number: 1002342

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Source of Reference
Local History of Burnopfield


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