MONASTERY OF ST PAUL RUINS OF JARROW MONASTERY

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1025198

Date first listed: 18-Jan-1949

Date of most recent amendment: 26-Feb-1985

Statutory Address: MONASTERY OF ST PAUL, CHURCH BANK

Statutory Address: RUINS OF JARROW MONASTERY, CHURCH BANK

Map

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RUINS OF JARROW MONASTERY
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Location

Statutory Address: MONASTERY OF ST PAUL, CHURCH BANK

Statutory Address: RUINS OF JARROW MONASTERY, CHURCH BANK

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

District: South Tyneside (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: NZ 33881 65183

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 303746

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Taylor, H M, J , , Anglo Saxon Architecture, (1965), 338-349
'Archaeological Journal' in Archaeological Journal, , Vol. 133, (1976), 220-8

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