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Friarside Chapel, nr Burnopfield

High Friarside Hospice was a Medieval leper hospital, located just south of the River Derwent, north of Burnopfield and south of Rowlands Gill, in County Durham. The hospital was founded in 1312, but was demolished c.1450.[1] The ruins of the original Chapel of the hospital can still be seen today and are a Scheduled Ancient Monument.

Burnopfield Leprosy and medieval leper colonies in Northern England Scheduled Ancient Monument Grade II* Listed Historic Buildings and Monuments in Burnopfield and Dipton Area Rowlands Gill
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Friarside Chapel

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- " Chapel. C14 and later medieval. Coursed squared sandstone, of varied colours, with ashlar plinth and dressings; addition of sandstone rubble of varied colours with ashlar dressings. Roofless at time …

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Friarside Hospice and Chapel (Burnopfield)
- "This is the site of a medieval leper hospital. It was founded in 1312, but was gone by the fifteenth century. The remains of the hospital chapel can still be …

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List number: 1240894
List grade: 2*
County: County Durham
Keys to the Past HER: D1922
Grid ref: NZ1624757863


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