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CHURCH OF ST SILAS

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 SILAS

List entry Number: 1024914

Location

CHURCH OF ST SILAS, CLIFFORD STREET

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: II

Date first listed: 14-Jun-1954

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 304493

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

NZ 26 SE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE CLIFFORD STREET (south side) Byker

12/186 Church of St. Silas 14/6/54

G.V. II

Parish church. 1886 by R.J. Johnson; alterations 1899. Snecked sandstone with ashlar plinth, quoins and dressings; roof of plain tiles with stone gable copings. Nave and chancel with north aisle; north-west baptistry. Steps up to 2-centred arched double door in moulded surround in north aisle westernmost bay; similar door and 2-light window to vestry in east end of aisle. Similar west doors, inserted in 1899, flank large round-headed window with tracery; blind arcade below continuous sill and drip string. 2-and 4-light square-headed windows of aisle and baptistry have stone mullions and elliptical-headed lights. East window inserted in 1899 similar to west window. Battlemented octagonal belfry turret at north-west has canted baptistry adjoining. Interior: painted plaster above boarded dado; arch-braced collar truss roof. 5-bay arcade of tall octagonal piers and elliptical double-chamfered arches with hood moulds. Gothic-style reredos of Caen stone was 1899 gift from vicar; painted panelled coved canopy above. Octagonal stone font on arcaded base surrounded by wood rail and kneeler. Glass in east and baptistry windows by Atkinson Bros. of Newcastle. Stone low-relief panel in south wall commemorating Elizabeth Harbottle, founder of the Harbottle Charity, has angels flanking inscription of early C2O. Source: Parish Magazine of St. Silas, Byker, 1898-1900.

Listing NGR: NZ2661764653

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Parish Magazine of St Silas, Byker, Newcastle' in Parish Magazine of St Silas, Byker, Newcastle, (1898-1900)

National Grid Reference: NZ 26617 64653

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