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CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST

List entry Number: 1024728

Location

CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST, WESTGATE ROAD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: Newcastle upon Tyne

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 14-Jun-1954

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 304918

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

NZ 2464 SE and NZ 2463 NE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE WESTGATE ROAD (north side) 20/566 and 23/566 Church of St. John the 14.6.54 Baptist GV I Parish church. Mostly C14 and C15; chancel largely rebuilt 1848. Sandstone with ashlar dressings; Welsh slate roof. Cruciform with aisles clasping west tower; south porch; north transept with west aisle. 3-stage tower has 3-light window, small window above, and bar tracery to 2-light belfry openings under battlemented parapet with corner pinnacles; octagonal clasping buttresses. Gabled porch has moulded 2- centred arch. Segmental-headed 3-light aisle windows have perpendicular tracery; elliptical-headed 4-light windows in transepts, clerestory and chancel. Nave parapet. Interior: plaster with ashlar dressings; low-pitched roof. 4-bay arcades have double-chamfered arches dying without capitals into octagonal piers. Continuous hood-mould, with heraldic shields on north. North transept 2-bay arcade has octagonal pier with moulded capital. High single-chamfered tower arch; side arches 4-centred; ribbed vault to baptistry. Chancel arch restored. North chancel wall has upper part of small round-headed window. C17 octagonal stone font with shields on sides; wood cover in C15 style.

Listing NGR: NZ2470064012

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National Grid Reference: NZ 24700 64011

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