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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.


List entry Number: 1106235



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


District: Newcastle upon Tyne

District Type: Metropolitan Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 30-Mar-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 304759

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NZ 2564 NW NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE NORTHUMBERLAND ROAD (south side) 17/430 Trinity Building G.V. II Non-conformist church with house and school. In use as a Polytechnic building at the time of listing. Foundation stone dated May 1895; by Marshall and Dick. Snecked sandstone with ashlar dressings; graduated Lakeland slate roof with red ridge tiles and finials. Aligned north-south. Ritual north-west tower and low south-west tower flank west porch; aisled 4-bay nave; high transepts; chancel. Perpendicular style. Open-arched porch has 4 small chamfered windows under drip string; shaped parapet above; deep splay to arch and to 4-centred-arched door in 3-stage tower. Tower has small high slits, paired segmental-headed belfry opening, shaped battlements with corner pinnacles and shallow set-back buttresses. South-west tower has paired square-headed windows with tracery, high parapet, and pyramidal roof with finial. Set-back west gable has buttressed central projection with 6-light window. Paired windows in 2-storey aisles. 3-light clerestory and 4-light transept windows. Interior painted plaster with hammer-beam roof, Cantilevered gallery on 3 sides; corridors in aisles; high sanctuary arch. High-quality glass in west window by Atkinson Bros. of Newcastle; other good pictorial glass in north aisle and north transept. Former house and school to rear: 2-storey, 2-bay house has half-timbered upper floor; 2-storey, 10-bay school has wood-mullioned-and-transomed windows, 3 in gabled half-dormers.

Listing NGR: NZ2516964792

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National Grid Reference: NZ 25169 64792


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