Tyne and Wear HER(1431): Newcastle, St. Bartholomew's Nunnery

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    "The origin of the Nunnery is uncertain, but some authorities suggest foundation before 1086. It had 20 nuns in 1322, 11 at the time of its suppression in 1540. The buildings are said to have been demolished by Robert Anderson in perhaps the late 16th century. The precint lay south of High Friar Street, east of the Franciscan friary, and behind the burgages of Newgate Street. It was approached via a gate in Nuns Lane. The precise site of the buildings is unknown, though...."
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    Link: https://www.twsitelines.info/SMR/1431
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 1 week, 3 days ago
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