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Blackfriars West Range, Newcastle upon Tyne

Description: Blackfriars West Range

Grade: I
Date Listed: 14 June 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 304706

OS Grid Reference: NZ2442864200
OS Grid Coordinates: 424428, 564200
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9718, -1.6199

Location: Stowell Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 4DL

Locality: Newcastle upon Tyne
County: Newcastle upon Tyne
Country: England
Postcode: NE1 4DL

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Listing Text

(north side, off)
14/6/54. Blackfriars. West range.
(Formerly listed as
Stowell Square)
G.V. I
Dominican Friary: later Company halls and almshouses; now workshops and shop.
Medieval with C18 alterations; restored 1978-80. Coursed squared sandstone with
ashlar dressings; roof of pantiles with 2 rows of stone slates at eaves. 2 storeys;
3:3:3 bays. East elevation facing cloister: Saddler's Hall at left: large trefoil-
shaped lavatorium; inserted early C18 doorway at right; corbels at cloister roof
level. Upper floor has sashes and blocked square-headed openings. Tailors' Hall:
rebuilt 1787 (dated plaque); flat stone lintel to renewed door above ground level;
similar lintels to sashes on each floor. Skinners' Hall: pointed-arched door at
right; 3-light C17 window at left; 2 sashes on first floor, and door with 1980
balcony at right, have flat stone lintels. All sashes renewed. A scheduled ancient

Listing NGR: NZ2442864200

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Source: English Heritage

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