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friary, Carlisle
locality:-   Carlisle
civil parish:-   Carlisle (formerly Cumberland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   religious house
locality type:-   friary
coordinates:-   NY40215571 (about) 
1Km square:-   NY4055
10Km square:-   NY45
references:-   : 1954: Monastic Britain: Ordnance Survey

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Cmd 23 3) 
source data:-   Maps, County Series maps of Great Britain, scales 6 and 25 inches to 1 mile, published by the Ordnance Survey, Southampton, Hampshire, from about 1863 to 1948.
"Convent of the Grey Frairs (Site of)"

evidence:-   map:- 
source data:-   : 1954: Monastic Britain: Ordnance Survey

evidence:-   old text:- Camden 1789 (Gough Additions) 
source data:-   Book, Britannia, or A Chorographical Description of the Flourishing Kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland, by William Camden, 1586, translated from the 1607 Latin edition by Richard Gough, published London, 1789.
image CAM2P193, button  goto source
Page 193:-  "..."
""... In the cite be ... two other houses of freres black and grey. ...""

evidence:-   old text:- Farington 1816
source data:-   Descriptive text:-  "..."
"... the convents of black and grey friers; both of these were established in the year 1233, as appears from the chronicle of Lanercost. The black friers took up their abode without the walls, the grey friers within the walls of the city. It appears by an old survey of the town, that they were afterwards both within the walls; the black friers was on the south side of the citadel, between the English gate and St. Cuthbert's church. The county gaol was part of the conventual buildings. The grey friers stood on the east side of English street."
"... The fire ... was a dreadful conflagration, which had then recently happened, on the 19th of May, 1292. The whole city appears to have been consumed with the priory, the convent of Grey Friers, and their churches; the convent of Black Friers, being near the eastern-wall, alone escaped. ..."
item:-  Armitt Library : A6666.25
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