Black Friars

Trim, County Meath, Ireland Add to Map
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Also known as Friars Preachers, Dominican Friars, Black Friary. Founded by the Lord of Trim, Geoffrey de Geneville, the owner of Trim Castle, in 1263, in disrepair by 1540, the buildings sold and quarried for stone in the 18th century. The four acre site is currently being excavated by the Irish Archaeology Field School in conjunction with the Blackfriary Community Archaeology Project.

  • Added: 30 May 2013
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