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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: MONASTERY OF ST PAUL RUINS OF JARROW MONASTERY

List entry Number: 1025198

Location

MONASTERY OF ST PAUL, CHURCH BANK
RUINS OF JARROW MONASTERY, CHURCH BANK

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
South TynesideMetropolitan Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 18-Jan-1949

Date of most recent amendment: 26-Feb-1985

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 303746

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History

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Details

NZ 36NW JARROW CHURCH BANK (east side)

Ruins of Jarrow Monastery 1/85 (Monastery of St Paul) [formerly listed as ruins of Jarrow Monastery - (St Paul's)] 18.1.49

GV I

Scheduled ancient monument. Remains of monastery. Post-Norman west range; perhaps C13 south range; post- Reformation addition to north-west of south range. Built as a Benedictine house. Sandstone blocks. Square plan, of which the church of St Paul forms the north range. East range : only part of the undercroft of the reredorter survives. South range: a wall having one round-headed opening. West range: a high wall having 2 doors; 2 slabs form the triangular head of the southernmost, recessed free-standing columns support the recessed round-head of the other. Excavations have revealed the plans of earlier buildings and these are marked out on the ground. Sources include: R Cramp Archaeological Journal vol CXXXIII 1976, 220-228 'Jarrow Church'; H M and J Taylor Anglo-Saxon Architecture (1965) Vol. I 338-349.

Listing NGR: NZ3389865172

Selected Sources

  1. Book  Reference - Author: Taylor, H M and J - Title: Anglo Saxon Architecture - Date: 1965 - Volume: 1 - Page References: 338-349
  2. Article  Reference - Title: Archaeological Journal - Date: 1976 - Journal Title: Archaeological Journal - Volume: 133 - Page References: 220-8

National Grid Reference: NZ 33881 65183

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