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Blackfriars East Range

A Grade I Listed Building in Westgate, Newcastle upon Tyne

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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

Plus Code: 9C6WX9CJ+P7

Entry Name: Blackfriars East Range

Listing Date: 14 June 1954

Last Amended: 30 March 1987

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1086979

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304707

Location: Monument, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1

County: Newcastle upon Tyne

Electoral Ward/Division: Westgate

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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

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(north side, off)
14/6/54. Blackfriars. East range.
(formerly listed as
Friars' Green)
G.V. I
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

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