Description: Remains of Grey Friars Monastery
Date Listed: 25 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 285547
OS Grid Reference: TM4777970360
OS Grid Coordinates: 647779, 270360
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2755, 1.6307
There is also a scheduled monument with a similar name, Grey Friars, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This is probably the same structure or related to it in some way.
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TN 47 SE DUNWICH WESTLETON ROAD
7/31 Remains of Grey Friars
Ruins of convent of Franciscan friars, comprising walling enclosing an area of
just over 7 acres, 2 gateways to the west and a small fragment of one of the
monastic buildings. Founded here after 1289; surviving remains probably late
C14. Random flint and stone with stone dressings, some later repairs in pebble
and brick. Both gateways have moulded 4-centre arches; the smaller gateway to
the north has flushwork panelling above. The surviving fragment of the
monastic buildings stood along the south side of the cloister; the north wall
has buttresses and 2 tiers of window openings with 4-centre arches, some
restored, one arch with cusping. The boundary wall is fragmentary in places.
Scheduled Ancient Monument (County No. 40).
Listing NGR: TM4777970360
Source: English Heritage
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