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Franciscan Friary (Berwick upon Tweed)

A Franciscan Friary was founded at Berwick in 1231 by Alexander III, King of Scotland. Little is known about this friary, but it was probably sited in this area.

Reference number:N2451
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Legal status:Conservation area

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Source of Reference
Local History of Berwick upon Tweed

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