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Church of Holy Saviour, Newcastle upon Tyne

Description: Church of Holy Saviour

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 304361

OS Grid Reference: NZ1883064471
OS Grid Coordinates: 418830, 564471
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9745, -1.7073

Location: A6085, Newburn, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE15 8SB

Locality: Newcastle upon Tyne
County: Newcastle upon Tyne
Country: England
Postcode: NE15 8SB

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Listing Text


10/41 Church of Holy Saviour


Parish church. 1836-37; by Benjamin Green. Coursed squared sandstone with ashlar
plinth, quoins and dressings; Welsh slate roof with stone gable copings. Aligned
north-south; nave with ritual north porch and south vestry and lower, set-back
sanctuary. Early English style. High pointed arch to boarded door in steeply-
gabled porch; 3-light east window, lancets in sanctuary and east nave, 2-light
windows in nave; wide chamfered buttress, dividing west lancets, beneath bell-
cote. Low-pitched roof. Interior: plaster, sloping sills to windows; queen-post
roof with pendants. Blind high pointed west arch; high pointed moulded arches
to doors; moulded arch to sanctuary, one step above chancel, which is paved
with Caithness flags as Second World War memorial. Historical note: said to be
aligned north-south to avoid disused pit shaft on east.

Listing NGR: NZ1883064471

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Source: English Heritage

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