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Description: Church of St Luke
Date Listed: 18 August 1947
English Heritage Building ID: 303417
OS Grid Reference: NZ2994766308
OS Grid Coordinates: 429947, 566308
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9905, -1.5335
WALLSEND STATION ROAD (west side)
NZ 26 NE
6/168 Church of St. Luke
Parish church. 1885-87 by Oliver, Leeson and Wood; 1895 west vestries; 1906
tower, chancel and lady chapel; land given by G.B. Hunter. Rock-faced snecked
sandstone with ashlar dressings, plinth and quoins; Welsh slate roof with flat
stone gable copings.4-bay aisled nave with west porch and vestries; north-east
tower; south transept; apsed chancel and south lady chapel. Early English style.
Central west double door; plate-traceried 3-light west aisle windows; triple
aisle lancets and stepped triple clerestory lancets; 8-foil west window above 2
similar groups; 5 stepped east lancets. 3-stage tower. 3-light north window
in high first stage; lancets above and Y-traceried belfry openings. Corbel table and
panelled parapet; shallow set-back buttresses. Nave bellcote. Interior: painted
plaster with ashlar dressings. Boarded kingpost roofs. Dog-tooth moulding to round
nave arcade piers. Open arches to chancel, lady chapel and tower organ chamber;
paired columns to lady chapel; 2 steps to chancel, 2 to sanctuary.and 2 to altar.
Glass in north aisle by Baguley, Newcastle; west window in north aisle
as South African War Memorial; east window first World War Memorial by Wilhelmina
Geddes of Dublin.
Listing NGR: NZ2994766308
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Source: English Heritage
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