Category Archive: Lost Abbeys Series

The Lost Abbeys and Priories of London Part 3, The Black Friars and the Grey Friars

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For part three of our Lost abbey’s series we focus on the old monastic buildings which used to exist towards the west of the old City of London. For part one we looked… Continue reading

The Lost Abbeys and Priories of London Part 2 Crutched Friars, Holy Trinity Priory, St Helens Priory and Austin Friars

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Following on from my first post featuring some of the lost abbeys, priories and friaries of London, part two looks at the monastic houses from within the City Walls. The reformation was a… Continue reading

The Lost Abbeys and Priories of the City of London Part 1 – From the Tower to Bedlam and Beyond

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Before the dissolution of the monasteries which took place between 1536 and 1541, London was positively teeming with monastic houses both within and without the walls of the old city. This post looks… Continue reading