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Travel Note Beverley Friary

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Beverley Friary - One of the few surviving Friaries in Britain which is now a Youth Hostel

Friaries were built in growing towns where the friars, who had taken vows of poverty, ministered and preached to the local population. After the Reformation most of them disappeared. Beverley Friary is important as it is is the only Dominican Friary to survive with much of the original buildings still standing.

A Dominican Friary was founded in Beverley in 1233 on land given near the Minster. By 1310 there were just over 40 friars living in a walled complex of buildings surrounding a...
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