The Convent (Gibraltar)

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The Convent

The Convent
Former names Convent of Franciscan Friars
General information
Architectural style early Georgian with later Victorian features being introduced
Location Main Street, Gibraltar
Coordinates 36°08′14″N 5°21′13″W / 36.137115°N 5.353526°W / 36.137115; -5.353526Coordinates: 36°08′14″N 5°21′13″W / 36.137115°N 5.353526°W / 36.137115; -5.353526
Current tenants Sir Adrian Johns
Completed 1531
Technical details
Floor count 3

The Convent has been the home of the Governor of Gibraltar since 1728. The building is located near the southern end of Main Street. It is said to be haunted by the ghost of a nun.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Tourist Information