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Latitude: 52.2755 / 52°16'31"N
Longitude: 1.6307 / 1°37'50"E
OS Eastings: 647779
OS Northings: 270360
OS Grid: TM477703
Mapcode National: GBR YXX.C2V
Mapcode Global: VHM7K.62YF
Entry Name: Remains of Grey Friars Monastery
Listing Date: 25 October 1951
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1030715
English Heritage Legacy ID: 285547
Location: Dunwich, Suffolk Coastal, Suffolk, IP17
District: Suffolk Coastal
Civil Parish: Dunwich
Traditional County: Suffolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk
Church of England Parish: Dunwich St James
Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich
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
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