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St Paul's Church

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St Paul's Church

Church Bank
Jarrow
Tyne and Wear
NE32 3DZ

0191 4896670

Overview

The site has interesting monastic ruins which are a mixture from the Saxon and Norman periods. The church chancel was originally a separate chapel dated at AD681 and is built with Roman stones. It contains the oldest Saxon stained glass found to date.

Other features include St. Bede's chair, a stone Saxon aumbrey and a dedication stone dated at AD685. Also of interest are the three more recent wooden sculptures by local artist Fenwick Lawson. They are :- The Risen Ascending Christ, St. Bede and St. Michael and the Devil. A Saxon stone cross which is called the "Jarrow Cross" was unearthed during Victorian restorations at the church and is now displayed in a glass case inside the church north aisle.

Dates & times for St Paul's Church, Jarrow

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Appointments via Church Warden. Closed from 24th December to 7th January each year.

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Coach parking available Event venue Dogs / pets allowed Toilet Facilities Picnic area Gift shop on site Guided Tours Celebrity/historic connection Film location Historic/arcitectural interest Churchyard/burial ground Christian heritage

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St Paul's Church

Jarrow
Tyne and Wear
NE32 3DZ

0191 4896670