York Franciscan Friary

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York Franciscan Friary was a friary in York, North Yorkshire, England. It was located between York Castle and the River Ouse. In 1538, it fell victim to Henry VIII's Dissolution of the Monasteries.[1] All that now remains of it is a stone wall on King's Staith, adjacent to the Davy Tower on the York city walls.[2]


  1. ^ Nuttgens, Patrick, ed. (2001). The History of York: from Earliest Times to the Year 2000, p. 150. Pickering: Blackthorn Press. ISBN 0-9535072-8-9. 
  2. ^ Pevsner, Nikolaus; Neave, David (1995) [1972]. Yorkshire: York and the East Riding, p.222 (2nd ed.). London: Penguin Books. ISBN 0-14-071061-2.