Saint Paul's Church, Jarrow, Tyne and Wear

What to See

7th Century Foundations

In the main part of the Church (the Nave) the foundations of part of the north wall the larger of the two Saxon Churches can seen uncovered.

Saxon Cross

In the centre of the Exhibition in the North Aisle, the foot of a Saxon Stone Cross with its Latin inscription meanining: In this unique sign, life is restored to the world.

Dedication Stone

Now situated high above the Chancel arch.

Saxon Chancel

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Exhibition of Scuplture

St. Paul's contains ancient and modern sculptures, in stone and wood:

The Monastic Site

Outside the Church are the remains of the domestic buildings of the Saxon and Medieval Monasteries. The standing ruins date mostly from the 11th Century.

Links >

The Friends of St Paul's | A Brief History

See also >

Corpus of Anglo-Saxon Stone Sculpture (CASSS) (Department of Archaeology, University of Durham)

Wood-Engraving of Jarrow Church and Monastery (1775-1785) One of the images of St Paul's Church, Jarrow, and the Jarrow Monastery ruins in the Structural Images of the North East database (SINE Project, Museum of Antiquities, University of Newcastle upon Tyne)

Fenwick Lawson, sculptor


NOTE: Although this webpage is based on material published by the Friends of St Paul's, it is not an official church website nor part of such a website. The Parish of Jarrow Team Ministry and the Diocese of Durham are not responsible for its content.

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