Christ Church, Shieldfield Green

Christ Church, Shieldfield Green, Simpson Terrace, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 1XA View on map

Grade II* Parish church, 1859-61 by A B Higham. Squared sandstone with ashlar dressings; Welsh slate roofs. SW tower; aisled nave, with first north bay containing canted porch; chancel with north vestry and south chapel. Projecting tower has 3 and 2-light windows and large belfry openings. Angle buttresses with gargoyles crocketed gables. Stone broach spire

Opening Arrangements

All year: Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, 9am - 12pm. May - September: one Saturday per month 10.30am - 3.30pm. Heritage Open Days: 21st and 22nd September 2019. At other times access may be gained to the church by telephoning 0191 232 0516, 9am - 4pm.


Approx 10-12 minutes walk from Greys Monument in Newcastle, located adjacent Northumbria University Business and Law School, on the corner of Falconer Street and Simpson Terrace. Rail: Newcastle Central Station (0.9miles) Metro: Manors (2mins walk) Bus: Many buses pass the church including nos 12,62 and 63.

Parking Spaces


3-4 spaces usually available during the week and 8 available on Saturday,