SK1109 : Site of Franciscan Friary

taken 15 days ago, near to Lichfield, Staffordshire, Great Britain

Site of Franciscan Friary
Site of Franciscan Friary
Lichfield's Franciscan Friary was founded during the reign of Henry III in 1237. After just over three centuries the Friary was dissolved by Henry VIII in 1538. In the early 20th century the site was threatened with development. An archaeological excavation took place here in 1933 and revealed the extent and the ruins. As a result it became a Scheduled Ancient Monument and thus protecting the site from development.
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SK1109, 837 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 7 February, 2020   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 10 February, 2020
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Religious sites 
Primary Subject of Photo
Historical 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 1157 0937 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:40.9143N 1:49.8176W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 1153 0935
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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