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a monastery of friars

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In addition, although a relatively standard plan for the religious house might be expected, with a church to the north of a range of cloistral buildings, friaries were adapted to suit urban topography.
Today it is one of the most complete Dominican friaries in England.
THE Franciscans are to close down six more friaries as the numbers attending them has dropped dramatically.
Relations with the ecclesiastical establishment are also examined, but, as the studio had no faculty of theology, the web is finer spun, and we are reminded that in Florence teaching in this faculty for much of the time was tacitly relegated to the friaries.