CHURCH OF ST GEORGE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1355000

Date first listed: 24-Oct-1950

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST GEORGE, BEVERLEY GARDENS

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST GEORGE, BEVERLEY GARDENS

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

District: North Tyneside (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: NZ 36442 70837

Summary

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History

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Details

TYNEMOUTH BEVERLEY GARDENS (south side) NZ 37 SE Cullercoats. 5/40 24.10.50 Church of St. George G.V. I Parish church. 1882-4 by J.L. Pearson for 6th Duke of Northumberland as memorial to his father. Irregularly-coursed squared sandstone with ashlar dressings and plinth; graduated slate roof with stone gable copings. Aisled nave with transepts and tower on south transept; 5-sided apse to chancel with north vestry. Early English style. 2-centred-arched doors with elaborate hinges in open west bays of aisles (that on north now glazed). Tall 2-light plate-traceried clerestory windows in 5-bay nave; lancets to aisles and to west baptistry under 2 groups of 3 stepped lancets divided by gabled buttress; similar buttresses with octagonal spirelets flanking 8-foil roundel in west gable peak. 2-light windows in apse. 3-light windows in first stage of tower. Slit openings under paired 2-light belfry openings in upper stages; flat east stair turret. Broach spire with tall lucarnes. Interior: ashlar with groined vaulting. Moulded double-chamfered nave arcades on round piers with moulded capitals. Shallow blind triforium; quatrefoil-pierced parapet to west gallery above groined-vaulted, arcaded baptistry; high double- chamfered arches to crossings have dog-tooth moulding. High blind apse arcade. Steeply sloping sills, wide splays and moulded rear arches to all windows. Terrazzo and marble floor in chancel; stone communion rail and pulpit. Stanhope marble base to square font on pedestal and 4 columns. Art nouveau copper light fittings in aisles. East pier of south arcade has brass plate commemorating laying of foundation stone 4th August 1882. Source: W.W. Tomlinson; Historical notes on Cullercoats, Whitley and Monkseaton, 1893, p 27.

Listing NGR: NZ3643970838

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 303286

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Sources

Books and journals
Tomlinson, W W , Historical Notes on Cullercoats Whitley and Monkseaton, (1893), 27

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