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Latitude: 54.9718 / 54°58'18"N
Longitude: -1.6194 / 1°37'9"W
OS Eastings: 424464
OS Northings: 564196
OS Grid: NZ244641
Mapcode National: GBR SNF.9V
Mapcode Global: WHC3R.394D
Entry Name: Blackfriars East Range
Listing Date: 14 June 1954
Last Amended: 30 March 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1086979
English Heritage Legacy ID: 304707
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1
County: Newcastle upon Tyne
Electoral Ward/Division: Westgate
Built-Up Area: Newcastle upon Tyne
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear
Church of England Parish: Newcastle St John the Baptist
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
NZ 2464 SW NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE MONK STREET
(north side, off)
14/6/54. Blackfriars. East range.
(formerly listed as
Dominican friary, later Company halls and almshouses, now exhibition, offices and
architecture workshop. Coursed squared sandstone with ashlar dressings; pantiled
roof with 2 rows of stone slates at eaves. Medieval;and C19 by M.H. Graham.
2 storeys, 5 bays. Chapter House at left has central 2-centred chamfered arch in
chamfered surround; 2 cusped lights on shafts in similar-shaped arches either side;
inserted door and balcony,and casement with flat stone lintel and sill, on first
floor (former Bakers' and Brewers' Hall). Rebuilt Fullers' and Dyers' Hall has
doors to office and stairs at right under shouldered arches; joggled lintels to
3-light casements on each floor, with relieving arch to ground floor. Small
rectangular window over doors. One bay at right has flat stone lintel to door of
Smiths' undercroft; cross window above. Interior of chapter house, down 2 steps,
has C15 grave slab(matrix for brass), attached to wall, excavated from friary
church. A scheduled ancient monument.
Listing NGR: NZ2446464196
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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