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Church of St Hilda, Ryton

Description: Church of St Hilda

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 November 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 303864

OS Grid Reference: NZ1652364206
OS Grid Coordinates: 416523, 564206
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9722, -1.7434

Location: B6317, Blaydon, Gateshead NE21 4NW

Locality: Ryton
County: Gateshead
Country: England
Postcode: NE21 4NW

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Listing Text

(south side)

4/99 Church of St. Hilda


Parish Church. 1889-92 by Oliver and Leeson. Snecked yellow sandstone
and irregular sections of red sandstone; plinth and ashlar dressings;
Welsh slate roof with flat stone gable copings. West tower, 4-bay nave with
south aisle, 2-bay chancel with north vestry and stair tower to undercroft
built into hill. Arts and Crafts Gothic style. Wide west tower has pointed-
arched, boarded double door in ornamental square surround;3-light mullioned
and transomed traceried window above; traceried paired belfry openings and
battlemented parapet; angle and diagonal buttresses. 2-light windows to
nave, 3-light to chancel; 5-light east window. 5-sided stair tower to vestry
has 3 cusped lancets in each plane under traceried band and battlemented
parapet. Interior: plaster above sill level wainscoting; rear arches to
windows; double-chamfered, pointed 5-bay arcade to nave and tower. Wagon
roof to nave, Tudor bosses to square-panelled chancel roof.

Listing NGR: NZ1652364206

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Source: English Heritage

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