Cambridge Blackfriars

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Cambridge Blackfriars
Blackfriars church, Cambridge.jpg
The front of the priory
Cambridge Blackfriars is located in Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Blackfriars
Location within Cambridgeshire
Monastery information
Full name Priory of St Michael the Archangel
Order Dominican Order
Established 1238
Disestablished 1538
Reestablished 1938
Dedicated to Michael the Archangel
Diocese East Anglia
Founder(s) Sebastian Bullough (1938)
Prior Aidan Nichols
Important associated figures Aidan Nichols, Richard Finn, Yves Congar
Location Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England
Coordinates 52°12′51″N 0°06′31″E / 52.214188°N 0.108560°E / 52.214188; 0.108560Coordinates: 52°12′51″N 0°06′31″E / 52.214188°N 0.108560°E / 52.214188; 0.108560
Public access Limited, but accessible after Daily Mass
Website Blackfriars Cambridge

Cambridge Blackfriars is a priory in Cambridgeshire, England. It was established in 1238, dissolved in 1538 and re-established in 1938.[1] Today it continues to operate as a Dominican priory and the novitiate house of the English Province of the Order of Preachers.

The new site is at Buckingham Road, Cambridge close to Murray Edwards College. Two existing houses were linked by a new wing in 1961-2 by David Roberts. The second house, Howfield, was the family home of Arthur Stanley Ramsey.


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