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Austin Friary Tower Attached to the John George Joicey Museum

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ouseburn, Newcastle upon Tyne

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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

Grade: II*

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

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Listing Text

(north side)

21/158 Austin Friary Tower
14/6/54 attached to the John
George Joicey Museum.

G.V. II*

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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