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Christ Church, Gateshead

Description: Christ Church

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 April 1948
English Heritage Building ID: 303797

OS Grid Reference: NZ2777962300
OS Grid Coordinates: 427779, 562300
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9546, -1.5678

Location: Easten Gardens, Gateshead NE10 9NQ

Locality: Gateshead
County: Gateshead
Country: England
Postcode: NE10 9NQ

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Listing Text

(west side)
6/31 Felling

26.4.48 Christ Church


Parish Church. 1866 by Austin and Johnson; north aisle and vestry 1903 by
J. Potts and Son. Snecked sandstone with ashlar dressings; plinth. Steeply-
pitched roof of graduated Westmorland slate with flat stone gable copings.
Aisled nave and south porch; north and south porches to apsed chancel. Early
English style. Lancet windows, paired in south aisle and clerestory (with
flanking pilasters), stepped in north aisle. Double door with elaborate
hinges in gabled south porch. 5 apse windows in panels decorated with
dog-tooth. Massive buttresses frame arcaded west front, partly blind; buttresses
to nave. Boarded fleche at west end has slate roof and weather-vane finial;
stone cross finials; decorative ridge tiles to chancel. Interior: double-
chamfered arches to 5-bay nave arcades; high chancel arch with inner arch on
shafted corbels having realistic foliage decoration. Square font of Frosterley
marble. Painted apse decoration representing Gothic arcade. Memorial tablet
on south wall of chancel to founders and benefactors. H.L. Pattinson,
R.R. Redmayne, J.M. Redmayne.

Listing NGR: NZ2777962300

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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