Former Franciscan Priory, Bridgnorth, Shropshire

Former Franciscan Priory, Bridgnorth, Shropshire
Photograph taken 15 February 2005 © Mr John Cousens. Source Historic England Archive ref: 255062

This is all that remains of Bridgnorth Franciscan Friary. It was known as Greyfriars because of the clothes they wore. It was founded between 1222-1244. It was closed in 1538 during the dissolution of the monasteries.

Location

Shropshire Bridgnorth

Period

Medieval (Middle Ages) (1066 - 1484)

Tags

friary religion faith franciscan monastery dissolution medieval (1066 - 1484)