Carmelite Friary (Berwick upon Tweed)
A Carmelite Friary was founded in Berwick by Sir John Gray in 1270. It was mentioned in a late 15th century poem and several areas of land in Berwick were recorded as belonging to the Friary. It was abolished in the mid-16th century during the Dissolution of the Monasteries. Excavations at Palace Green in 2001 found structural remains that may be associated with the friary.
|Historical period:||Medieval (1066 to 1540)|
|Event(s):||TRIAL TRENCH, Archaeological evaluation at Palace Green, Berwick-upon-Tweed 2001; PRE-CONSTRUCT ARCHAEOLOGY|
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Source of Reference
Local History of Berwick upon Tweed
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