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Christ Church, Jarrow

Description: Christ Church

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 January 1949
English Heritage Building ID: 303752

OS Grid Reference: NZ3262865285
OS Grid Coordinates: 432628, 565285
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9811, -1.4917

Location: Grange Rd W, South Tyneside NE32 3JE

Locality: Jarrow
County: South Tyneside
Country: England
Postcode: NE32 3JE

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Listing Text

(south side)
Christ Church
- formerly listed as
Jarrow Grange Parish
18.1.49 Church (Christ


Parish church. 1868 by Johnson and Hicks. Coursed, squared rock-faced
sandstone; roof of Welsh slate. 4-bay nave, north and south aisles and
south porch, 2-bay chancel with south vestry and north organ loft, tower
with stair turret at north-east of nave. Early English style. West ele-
vation; 2 windows of 2 lights with cinquefoils. Clerestory has cinquefoil
windows; lancets in the aisles. High-pitched roofs have gable stone copings
and finials; tower has tall broach spire. Interior: nave arcades have round
piers with plinths, clasping bands and acanthus capitals; and stiff leaf
stops to hood moulds of arches. Furnishings: Norman-style front of
Frosterley marble on pedestal and 4 columns; choir stalls, rood screen, lec-
tern and altar Gothic-style woodwork of high quality.

Listing NGR: NZ3262865285

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Source: English Heritage

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