Tyne and Wear HER(522): Ryton, leper hospital - Details
Ryton, leper hospital
Religious Ritual and Funerary
This entry is based on a single documentary reference supposedly to a leper hospital in Ryton, founded before 1242. Its exact location and date of dissolution are unknown.
<< HER 522 >> K.E. Bayley, ed. 1916, Misc. II: Two Thirteenth-Century Durham Assize Rolls, Surtees Society,Vol. 127, p. 19 D. Knowles & R.N. Hadcock, 1953, Medieval Religious Houses - England and Wales, p. 303