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BLACKFRIARS CHAPEL

BLACKFRIARS CHAPEL

The tiny ruins of Blackfriars' Chapel are the only visible remains of a Dominican Friary that was established in St Andrews c1464. The friars wore black robes - hence the name. The chapel was built in 1525 as an extension to the church, but was destroyed during the Scottish Reformation, presumably when, or shortly after, the friars were 'violently expelled' in 1559. So, there's very little to see but it's worth having a look when you're in town.

South Street
St Andrews
Fife
KY16 9EH
Tudor
West Port, St Andrews Cathedral, St Andrews Castle
Historic Scotland