The Convent (Gibraltar)

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The Convent
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The Convent
Former namesConvent of Franciscan Friars
General information
Architectural styleearly Georgian with later Victorian features being introduced
LocationMain Street, Gibraltar
Coordinates36°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 tenantsSir Adrian Johns
Technical details
Floor count3

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