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Jarrow, Anglo-Saxon baluster frieze




Architectural Element


Early Medieval



Part of a baluster frieze, 22.2 cm high x 89.5 cm wide, in medium-grained yellow sandstone. Unworn, but broken at each end. At the top a plain band over a sharply cut groove above 22 tubular balusters, supported on a narrow flat-band moulding. Dated to the late 7th century-mid 8th century, and first mentioned in 1885.




<< HER 1219 >> J.R. Boyle, 1880, On the monastery and church of St. Paul, Jarrow, Archaeologia Aeliana, 2, X, 210 and pl. H.E.Savage, 1900, Jarrow church and monastery, Archaeologia Aeliana, 2, XXII, fig. on 47 J.D. Rose, 1909, Jarrow Church and Monastery, 24 G.B. Brown, 1925, Anglo-Saxon Architecture, The Arts in Early England, II, 260-1 E. Gilbert, 1956, The Anglian remains at Jarrow church,Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle, 5, I (for 1951-56), 314 B. Colgrave & T. Romans, 1956, A Guide to St. Paul's Church, Jarrow, and its Monastic Buildings, 27 R.J. Cramp,1965, Early Northumbrian Sculpture, Jarrow Lecture, 4 H.M. & J. Taylor, 1965, Anglo-Saxon Architecture, 348 R.J.Cramp in D.P. Kirby, ed. 1974, St. Wilfrid at Hexham, 118, pl. 8 C-D R.J. Cramp, 1984, Corpus of Anglo-Saxon Stone Sculpture, (Jarrow 25 a-c, 26) Vol. I, Part 1, pp. 118-19, pl. 101 (540), 102 (547-8)

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