CHURCH OF HOLY CROSS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1299638
Date first listed:
18-Aug-1947
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF HOLY CROSS, VALLEY GARDENS

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF HOLY CROSS, VALLEY GARDENS

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

District:
North Tyneside (Metropolitan Authority)
Parish:
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
NZ3052067204

Details

NZ 36 NW 7/173 18.8.47

WALLSEND VALLEY GARDENS (west end) Holy Cross.

Church of Holy Cross

I

G.V. Parish church. C12; C17 porch; restored 1909; roughly coursed and squared sand- stone rubble; coursed squared sandstone porch. Nave, chancel and south porch. South doorway of nave has inner arch behind corbelled arch; elliptical-headed door opening in porch has chamfered surround and impost blocks. Stone benches. Diagonal west buttresses. Interior: round base at west end of nave formerly held font. Walls surviving to about a half-metre, except for doorways and porch. Historical note: roof removed c.1797 by William Clarke of Dockwray Square, North Shields, who intended to repair the church, but sold his property in Wallsend without any work being done. Sources: W. Richardson History of the Parish of Wallsend, 1927, 110-122. M. Hope Dodds History of Northumberland vol. XIII 1930.

Listing NGR: NZ 30522 67208

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
303423
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Richardson, W, History of the Parish of Wallsend, (1923), 110-122
Dodds Hope, M, 'A History of Northumberland' in The Parishes of Heddon on the Wall Newburn Long Benton Wallsend Chapelries Gosforth Cramlington Townships Benwell Elswick Heaton Byker Fenham Jesmond, , Vol. 13, (1930)

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: 21 Feb 2001
Reference: IOE01/03172/05
Rights: Copyright IoE Mrs J.H. Black. Source Historic England Archive
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