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Description: Church of St John the Evangelist
Date Listed: 19 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 303364
OS Grid Reference: NZ3381067169
OS Grid Coordinates: 433810, 567169
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9980, -1.4730
TYNEMOUTH ST. JOHN'S TERRACE
NZ 36 NW
(north side), Percy Main.
Church of St. John the
Parish church. 1862 by Salvin for the Duke of Northumberland. Snecked sandstone
with ashlar dressings and quoins; slate roof with flat stone gable copings on
kneelers. Aisled nave with south porch; short aisles to chancel. Moulded
pointed arch to south door in gabled porch; shouldered priest's door to chancel.
2 tall west lancets divided by massive buttress continuing to corbelled, gabled
bell-cote. Irregular-block jambs to lancets of aisles and clerestory, paired in
south nave aisle; 3 stepped east lancets. Cross finials to steeply-pitched
nave and chancel roofs, fleur-de-lis finial to porch. Interior: plaster;
chamfered 4-bay nave arcades; rear arches to windows and doors; chamfered chancel
arch with inner arch on shafted corbels; 2-bay arcades on low walls to chancel
aisles. Corbelled shafts to arch-braced cellar-truss nave roof. Painted wooden
First World War memorial panel in north aisle; glass in north aisle by Theophilus
Storey of Newcastle in 1892; illuminated Our Father on wood panel in chancel;
marble monument by G. Park, North Shields, to Arthur Tomlin Coates, vicar,
Listing NGR: NZ3381067169
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Source: English Heritage
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