This ruin of a C14th chapel (or possibly hospital run by friars) is Grade 2 listed. It is on private land but may be visited on Heritage Open Days or by arrangement with the landowner.
To read the names of the Masters of Friarside, click here.
Here is drone footage of the ruin.
NZ 15 NE STANLEY LOW FRIARSIDE
2/183 Friarside Chapel
19/7/50 (Formerly listed under
Chapel. C14 and later medieval. Coursed squared sandstone, of varied colours,
with ashlar plinth and dressings; addition of sandstone rubble of varied
colours with ashlar dressings. Roofless at time of survey.
Chancel with west addition. Decorated style. 2-bay chancel has wide segmental
arch on south, with wide chamfer and double-chamfered head; low ogee-headed
doorway recessed at left under flat stone lintel; 2-centred-arched window
with tracery to right of door. Large 2-centred-arched east window has lost
tracery; quatrefoil above in gable peak.
West addition has plain rectangular west light with splayed reveals. North
elevation blank. Chamfered plinth to first build; angle buttresses removed
from east end.
Interior has cusped piscina under ogee head in south wall, no internal
division between builds.
Scheduled Ancient Monument.