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HOUSE OF AUSTIN FRIARS, NEWPORT

Site Details


NPRN 307857

Map Reference ST38NW

Grid Reference ST31228807

Unitary (Local) Authority Newport

Old County Monmouthshire

Community Stow Hill

Type of Site FRIARY

Broad Class RELIGIOUS RITUAL AND FUNERARY

Period Medieval

Site Description House of Austin Friars, established c.1377, disolved 1538.
Vestiges of the friary buildings appear to have survived into the 20th c., notable possible fragments of the precinct walls (Os495card; ST38NW45). Following l.20th c. redevelopement the alignments of these walls are no longer preserved and it should be supposed that there are no current remains.
J.Wiles 13.02.03