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Description: Bede Monastery Museum
Jarrow Old Hall
Date Listed: 18 January 1949
English Heritage Building ID: 303744
OS Grid Reference: NZ3378365406
OS Grid Coordinates: 433783, 565406
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9821, -1.4736
NZ 36NW JARROW CHURCH BANK (east side)
1/83 Jarrow old Hall (Bede
Monastery Museum) (formerly
listed as Jarrow Old Hall
18.1.49 under High Street)
House, now a Museum. 1785 for Simon Temple coal owner. Brick with stone dressings;
roof of Welsh slate. Simple block with set back wing at north. 2 storeys;
3 bays by 5 to the main house and one to the set-back. West elevation : central
6-panelled door under decorated round fanlight in panelled recess and dentilled
open pedimented Tuscan doorcase; cill bands to sash windows with glazing bars
and flat stone lintels; eaves cornice. South elevation : 5 windows; central
3 in semicircular bay having pointed parapet with rendered coping; cill bands,
stone lintels, those over the central 3 windows of later date, as are the fixed
light windows; other windows sashes with glazing bars. Hipped roof, 2 transverse
corniced ridge chimneys of brick; half-hipped roof to wing. Interior : cornices
to lower and upper halls; 6-panelled doors in panelled reveals having reeded
architraves; fluted pilasters carrying hall arches; open well staircase with
decorated tread ends, 2 plain square balusters to each tread, inlaid handrail
with spiral curtail; Venetian landing window with Gothick tracery and low relief
heads either side of round-headed window.
Listing NGR: NZ3378365406
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Source: English Heritage
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