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Jarrow Church, font

Jarrow Church, font

Artist: Grimm, Samuel Hieronymus

Medium: Ink wash on paper

Date: 1773

Shelfmark: Additional MS 15540

Item number: f.9

Length: 267

Width: 183

Scale: Millimetres

Genre: Manuscript

The Church of St Paul was built in 684 as part of the monastery established by Bishop Biscop three years earlier. No remains of the monastery appear above ground but this church at Jarrow still stands, albeit with many additions and renovations made over its 1300 year history.

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