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Blackfriars West Range

A Grade I Listed Building in Westgate, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Latitude: 54.9718 / 54°58'18"N

Longitude: -1.6199 / 1°37'11"W

OS Eastings: 424428

OS Northings: 564201

OS Grid: NZ244642

Mapcode National: GBR SNB.JM

Mapcode Global: WHC3R.29WC

Entry Name: Blackfriars West Range

Listing Date: 14 June 1954

Last Amended: 30 March 1987

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1355267

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304706

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1

County: Newcastle upon Tyne

Electoral Ward/Division: Westgate

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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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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