Newcastle’s Blackfriars

Newcastle’s Blackfriars Mosaics

Newcastle came to have five friaries within its walls:
1) Blackfriars (Dominican) 1239;
2) Whitefriars (Carmelite) 1262;
3) Austinfriars (Augustinian) 1290 (now the site of the Holy Jesus Hospital);
4) Greyfriars (Franciscans) 1274
5) Trinitarians 1360

Of these Friaries Only the Blackfriars buildings remain in Newcastle

Newcastle’s Blackfriars
Newcastle’s Blackfriars – History of Newcastle in Mosaics, Jesmond