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1398


Newcastle


Heaton, chapel


Heaton


NZ26NE


Religious Ritual and Funerary


Place of Worship


Chapel


Medieval


C13


Documentary Evidence


A document from the reign of Edward I refers to "a chapel anciently at Heaton, which in the year 1299 was honoured with the presence of King Edward I to hear a boy bishop perform the vespers of St. Nicholas therein, on the 7th day of December that year...". There is no record of a building and no known site, though it has been suggested that it was probably near Adam of Jesmond's house.


26


65


NZ2665



<< HER 1398 >> J. Brand, 1789, History of Newcastle, I, 442n E. Mackenzie, 1827, View of Newcastle, I, 150 TW.H. Knowles & J.R. Boyle, 1890, Vestiges of Old Newcastle and Gateshead, 136

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