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Greyfriars Tower
England

Greyfriars came to King’s Lynn in the 1230’s and wasted no time in building a friary and during the early 1300’s they even added running water! The friary was closed in 1538 by King Henry VIII but the tower was left intact as it contained a lantern and was a valuable beacon to shipping.

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