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Description: Church of St Michael with St Lawrence
Date Listed: 14 June 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 304375
OS Grid Reference: NZ2729064479
OS Grid Coordinates: 427290, 564479
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9742, -1.5752
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE AVONDALE ROAD (north side)
NZ 26 SE
12/76 Church of St. Michael with
St. Lawrence (formerly listed
14.6.54 in Headlam Street)
Parish church. 1862-3 by W.L. Moffat. 1936 addition of north aisle and vestry.
Snecked sandstone with ashlar dressings and plinth; Welsh slate roofs with
stone gable copings. Aisled nave with tower over south porch; chancel with
north organ chamber and north vestry. Decorated style. Porch in second bay
has moulded pointed arch with recessed boarded door; stone porch seats; 2 upper
stages of tower have cusped lancets and 3-light bell openings; stone broach
spire with lucarnes. 2-light aisle and chancel windows, 3-light east window
and 4-light west window have block-stopped dripmoulds. Buttresses, diagonal
at corners. 3 steeply-pitched roofs. Interior: Plaster with boarded dado in
south aisle and ashlar dressings; arch-braced collar-beam roof to nave,
scissor-braced to aisles and arch-braced to chancel, all resting on shafted
corbels. 5-bay arcades with circular piers on south and octagonal on north;
high chancel arch; aisle and 3-bay chancel arcade to organ chamber. Flat Tudor
arch to vestry door. Octagonal Gothic font with shields 1843 by R. Scott;
Gothic font cover. Glass in north aisle commemorates H.T. Ormerod, curate,
Listing NGR: NZ2729064479
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Source: English Heritage
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