TRINITY HOUSE GATE AND CHAPEL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1116418
Date first listed:
30-Mar-1987
Statutory Address:
TRINITY HOUSE GATE AND CHAPEL, BROAD CHASE

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Location

Statutory Address:
TRINITY HOUSE GATE AND CHAPEL, BROAD CHASE

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

District:
Newcastle upon Tyne (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
NZ 25370 64009

Details

NZ 2564 SW and NZ 2563 NW NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE BROAD CHASE (west side)

21/125 and 24/125 Trinity House gate and chapel.

G.V. I

Gatehouse and chapel. Street front of a range of buildings around a courtyard. Mostly C17 incorporating earlier buildings; restoration C19, including gatehouse refronting dated 1841. Sandstone, coursed and squared to chapel and ashlar to gatehouse, with ashlar dressings. Welsh slate roofs. Forms part of U-shaped range around courtyard. 2 storeys, 2 bays. Tudor-arched gateway at left under paired 4-light windows with tracery; chapel at right has gable to street containing restored 4-light window; 2 blocked square openings below. Round-headed empty niches flank chapel window; roundel in peak of asymmetrical gable. Rear of chapel is entrance hall of Trinity House, at first floor level, and has Classical-style flight of steps and pedimented front of 3 bays, with narrow sashes flanking double half-glazed door; bays defined by Tuscan pilasters. Interior of chapel has panelled wall above boarded dado; boarded ceiling to roof with moulded tie beams. Complete furnishings of pews and pulpit of mid C17 with carved cherubs, strapwork and small balustrades; half-glazed west screen separates chapel from entrance hall. The secretary's room adjoining the chapel is the rear first floor of No. 31 Broad Chare (q.v.) and was altered in 1850. Sources: Knowles and Boyle Vestiges of Old Newcastle and Gateshead, Newcastle 1892; McCombie 'The buildings of Trinity House, Newcastle upon Tyne" in Archaeologia Aeliana 5 XIII, Newcastle 1985.

Listing NGR: NZ2537064010

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
304430
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Knowles, , Boyle, , Vestiges of Old Newcastle and Gateshead, (1892)
'Archaeologia Aeliana' in Archaeologia Aeliana - Fifth Series, , Vol. 8, (1985)

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 05 Nov 2000
Reference: IOE01/03091/04
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