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On one of the main streets I came across this by accident. the ruins are quite limited but there is an informative board outside detailing the impact of religious intolerance in what was then quite a distant part of the UK
Definitely a stop and snap location in St Andrews, Blackfriars Chapel is a small ruins, all that is left of the former Dominican friary of St Mary. The friary was destroyed in 1559 and only the north transept of the chapel now survives.
There is not much left of this once great monastery. Another victim of the reformation, what remains of this church is easily seen on one of the main streets and it is worth a 10 minutes break to walk around it and to take a...More
There is not much left of this ruin situated on a busy street in St. Andrews but it makes for a lovely photo and an opportunity to pause and think about the history. I was sorry to see someone had thrown empty beer containers inside...More
Located on busy South Street. Small remains of a chapel built in 1525 as an addition to a church belonging to the Dominican Friars (also known as Blackfriars) built 10 years earlier. The church was located where Madras College now stands. Unfortunately it lasted less...More
On the busy South Street the Blackfriar's ruin is small but nice. Once part of a mighty abbey, it fell victim to Henry VIII and the protestant reformation, and all that remains today is a small piece at the side of the road. However, the...More
My wife and I passed by Blackfriars Chapel yesterday whilst on a visit to St Andrews.
This is a tranquil ruin situated in a busy central St Andrews street.
We stopped to have a closer look, view it from all sides, take some photographs, and...More