AUSTIN FRIARY TOWER ATTACHED TO THE JOHN GEORGE JOICEY MUSEUM

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1355203
Date first listed:
14-Jun-1954
Date of most recent amendment:
30-Mar-1987
Statutory Address:
AUSTIN FRIARY TOWER ATTACHED TO THE JOHN GEORGE JOICEY MUSEUM, CITY ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
AUSTIN FRIARY TOWER ATTACHED TO THE JOHN GEORGE JOICEY MUSEUM, CITY ROAD

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

District:
Newcastle upon Tyne (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
NZ 25247 64191

Details

NZ 2564 SW NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE CITY ROAD (north side)

21/158 Austin Friary Tower 14/6/54 attached to the John George Joicey Museum.

G.V. II*

Part of the Austin Friary. C13 and C16. Large sandstone blocks. 3 storeys, one bay. West elevation has double-chamfered 2-centred arch with drip mould; renewed door; irregular fenestration: small square windows on each floor. Interior has stone newel stair; first floor south wall has double-chamfered 2-centred-arched window with tracery removed. Exterior door of studded planks now re-used in ground floor. Ground floor contains medieval cross-slab and effigy of knight in armour found during excavation prior to restoration.

Listing NGR: NZ2524764191

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
304463
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

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