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Latitude: 54.9717 / 54°58'18"N
Longitude: -1.6071 / 1°36'25"W
OS Eastings: 425247
OS Northings: 564191
OS Grid: NZ252641
Mapcode National: GBR SQ6.76
Mapcode Global: WHC3R.89YG
Entry Name: Austin Friary Tower Attached to the John George Joicey Museum
Listing Date: 14 June 1954
Last Amended: 30 March 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1355203
English Heritage Legacy ID: 304463
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1
County: Newcastle upon Tyne
Electoral Ward/Division: Ouseburn
Built-Up Area: Newcastle upon Tyne
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear
Church of England Parish: Newcastle Christ Church
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
NZ 2564 SW NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE CITY ROAD
21/158 Austin Friary Tower
14/6/54 attached to the John
George Joicey Museum.
Part of the Austin Friary. C13 and C16. Large sandstone blocks. 3 storeys,
one bay. West elevation has double-chamfered 2-centred arch with drip mould;
renewed door; irregular fenestration: small square windows on each floor.
Interior has stone newel stair; first floor south wall has double-chamfered
2-centred-arched window with tracery removed. Exterior door of studded planks
now re-used in ground floor. Ground floor contains medieval cross-slab and
effigy of knight in armour found during excavation prior to restoration.
Listing NGR: NZ2524764191
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