CHURCH OF ST PAUL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1355091
Date first listed:
18-Jan-1949
Date of most recent amendment:
26-Feb-1985
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PAUL, CHURCH BANK

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST PAUL, 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 33879 65216

Details

NZ 36NW JARROW CHURCH BANK (east side)

Church of St Paul (formerly listed as 1/84 (St Paul's Church)

18.1.49 GV I

Parish Church, formerly two separate churches, part of the monastery of St Paul. Foundation 681-2 with gift by King Ecgfrith to Benedict Biscop, Abbot of Wearmouth; 685 dedication stone of basilica resited in nave over arch to tower. Eastern Saxon church is present chancel; tower Norman but may incorporate Saxon fabric; former basilica, is present nave, rebuilt 1782. 1866 alterations and additions of large north aisle and north porch by George Gilbert Scott; 1972 restoration. Nave of snecked sandstone with plinth; tower and chancel of coursed sandstone blocks, some of which are re-used Roman stones. Roofs: graduated Cumbrian slates on nave, lead on chancel; flat stone gable copings. Nave, north aisle and west and north porches; tower joining nave and chancel; chancel has vestry on north-west. Interior : 5 bays to aisle arcade; groined vault to tower at 1st floor; part of foundations of north wall of basilica exposed under glass in the nave. In the north porch are sculptures and balusters from the earlier building. East window by L C Evetts. Sources include: R Cramp Archaeological Journal vol CXXXIII 1976, 220-228, 'Jarrow Church'; HM and J Taylor Anglo-Saxon Architecture (1965) vol. I, 338-349.

Listing NGR: NZ3387365216

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
303745
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

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 25 Sep 1999
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