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Latitude: 54.9801 / 54°58'48"N
Longitude: -1.4721 / 1°28'19"W
OS Eastings: 433881
OS Northings: 565183
OS Grid: NZ338651
Mapcode National: GBR LB5V.2K
Mapcode Global: WHD4Y.C360
Entry Name: Monastery of St Paul ruins of Jarrow Monastery
Listing Date: 18 January 1949
Last Amended: 26 February 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1025198
English Heritage Legacy ID: 303746
Location: South Tyneside, NE32
County: South Tyneside
Electoral Ward/Division: Bede
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear
Church of England Parish: Jarrow Team Ministry
Church of England Diocese: Durham
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)]
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
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