This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
In the entry for the following: NZ 2464 SW NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE BATH LANE (north east side) 1833-/19/10002 No. 56 The Second Church of Christ Scientist The address shall be amended to read:
NZ 2464 SW NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE BATH LANE (north east side) 1833-/19/10002 No. 56 Second Church of Christ, Scientist
------------------------------------ The following shall be added: NZ 2464 SW NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE BATH LANE (north-east side) 1833-/19/10002 No. 56 The Second Church of Christ Scientist II Non-conformist church. 1878. By Austin Johnson and Hicks. Timber framed, and brick with brick nogging and large plain tile roof.
Gabled street front has high brick plinth and recessed central doorway with 3-light glazing bar overlight. Eitherside are single, large, 3-light cross casements, all with glazing bars except the 3 lower lights of the left windows. Above a continuous row of 8 glazing bar windows, with immediately above a further row of 6 glazing bar windows. In the top gable a single square louvred panel. Rear brick gable front has a later flat roofed extension on the ground floor, and above a large 7-light cross casement with leaded lights, and above a louvred panel.
Interior: Entrance hall and shop with meeting room above, with exposed framing and arch braces supporting a timber panel ceiling. Main hall has 4 bay wooden arcades with narrow side aisles. Arcades each have 3 square wooden posts with arch braces, and above four 4-light windows now blind. North-east end has raised dias with reading desks behind an ornate wooden balustrade with beyond double 6-panel doors.
Listing NGR: NZ2424364306
This is part of the Series: IOE\Cottrell_Bob IOE Records for Cottrell, Bob; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England
© Mr Bob Cottrell. Source: Historic England Archive
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Photographer: Cottrell, Bob
Rights Holder: Cottrell, Bob
Brick, Tile, Timber, Victorian Timber Framed Building, Monument <By Form>, Nonconformist Chapel, Religious Ritual And Funerary, Chapel, Place Of Worship