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St Helen, Bellevue Bank

St Helen, Bellevue Bank, Low Fell, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear NE9 6BT View on map

This grade II* church was built in 1876 at the expense of Edward Joicey of Whinney House. The architect was Mr John Wardle and the style Early English. The interior is dressed stone and the south aisle has stained glass by Kempe & Burne-Jones.


Opening Arrangements

Weekly: Wednesday 9am - 12noon and Sunday 9am - 11am.


Bellevue Bank, Low Fell Road: From A167 Durham Road, 140 yards west down Bellevue Bank. Rail: Newcastle Central station 3 miles Metro: Gateshead 2 miles Bus: routes 21 (Newcastle to Durham), 29 (Kibblesworth) and 69 (Winlaton)

Parking Spaces


Public pay & display car park is 50 yards to the east at Cross Keys Lane, NE9 6DA

Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: Partial
  • Disabled Toilets: No
  • Assistance dogs: No