CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1355218
Date first listed:
10-Nov-1949
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS, CHURCH ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS, CHURCH ROAD

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 25076 68076

Details

NZ 26 NE GOSFORTH CHURCH ROAD (east side)

9/12 Church of St. Nicholas

10 November 1949

G.V. II

Parish church. 1799 tower and west end by John Dodds after demolition of earlier church; 1820 additions by John Dobson; 1912/13 and 1950 additions. Sandstone ashlar; graduated Lakeland slate roof. West tower with north and south porches; aisled nave with north vestries and second north aisle; chancel with porches and small apse. Flat stone lintels to double doors in west porches; 3-stage tower has west window, similar blind window above and belfry openings in set-back third stage below cornice and octagonal stone spire with swept eaves. Blocked south door and inserted south-east door have flat stone lintels. All windows round- headed, those of nave recessed with projecting stone sills in tall round-arched panels; smaller narrow square-headed windows flank main east window. Coped parapets above eaves band; stone gable coping with cross finial; semi-dome to apse. Interior: painted plaster above panelled dado; segmental boarded roof with side vaults to 2 oeuils de boeuf. Nave arcades of 2 wide elliptical arches with narrow arches at east and west ends; 5-arched arcade to extra North aisle. Ionic Order to chancel arch; panelled sanctuary. Headstones built into south aisle wall. Glass includes memorial to J.B. and M.A. Row by G.J. Baguley, Newcastle, 1902.

Listing NGR: NZ2507668076

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
304332
Legacy System:
LBS

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: 29 Jan 2001
Reference: IOE01/03306/06
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Bob Cottrell. Source Historic England Archive
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