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Church of Holy Cross, Wallsend

Description: Church of Holy Cross

Grade: I
Date Listed: 18 August 1947
English Heritage Building ID: 303423

OS Grid Reference: NZ3052067204
OS Grid Coordinates: 430520, 567204
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9985, -1.5244

Location: Deneholm, North Tyneside NE28 7HE

Locality: Wallsend
County: North Tyneside
Country: England
Postcode: NE28 7HE

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There is also a scheduled monument, Holy Cross Church and Graveyard, Wallsend, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

Listing Text

NZ 36 NW
Holy Cross.
18.8.47 Church of Holy Cross
G.V. I
Parish church. C12; C17 porch; restored 1909; roughly coursed and squared sand-
stone rubble; coursed squared sandstone porch. Nave, chancel and south porch.
South doorway of nave has inner arch behind corbelled arch; elliptical-headed
door opening in porch has chamfered surround and impost blocks. Stone benches.
Diagonal west buttresses. Interior: round base at west end of nave formerly
held font. Walls surviving to about a half-metre, except for doorways and
porch. Historical note: roof removed c.1797 by William Clarke of Dockwray
Square, North Shields, who intended to repair the church, but sold his
property in Wallsend without any work being done. Sources: W. Richardson
History of the Parish of Wallsend, 1927, 110-122. M. Hope Dodds History of
Northumberland vol. XIII 1930.

Listing NGR: NZ3052267208

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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