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Church of St George, Newcastle upon Tyne

Description: Church of St George

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 304363

OS Grid Reference: NZ1893964419
OS Grid Coordinates: 418939, 564419
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9740, -1.7056

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


10/43 Church of St. George.


R.C. parish church. l868-69 by A.M. Dunn; at the expense of Richard Lamb of West
Denton. Flemish bond white brick with polychrome dressings; rear (north) red brick;
Welsh slate roof. Western 3-sided apse to chancel; south tower; 5-bay nave with
south porch. Shouldered lintel to blocked ritual west door in porch: Shouldered
lintel to inserted west door with broach-stopped rebate to surround. Nook shafts
to paired west lancets; cinquefoil above has drip mould with ball-flower stops.
Carved gables to 2 west buttresses. 2-centred-arched windows in buttressed nave
with sill string and continuous impost band: Lombard frieze above and around apse;
2-stage tower, blind below, has upper wide 2-centred-arched belfry openings under
Lombard frieze with corner gargoyles, and steeply-pitched hipped roof with iron
ridge finial.

Listing NGR: NZ1893964419

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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