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Description: Church of the Holy Trinity
Date Listed: 17 December 1971
English Heritage Building ID: 304461
OS Grid Reference: NZ2614666023
OS Grid Coordinates: 426146, 566023
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9881, -1.5929
NZ 26 NE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE CHURCHILL GARDENS
9/156 Church of the Holy Trinity
17/12/71 (formerly listed in
Parish church. 1908 chancel by Hicks and Charlewood; 1920-22 nave and tower
completed by Hoare and Wheeler. Snecked sandstone with ashlar dressings; Lakeland
slate roof. West tower with north and south stair turrets; aisled nave and south
porch; aisled chancel and north vestry. Gothic style. Gabled porch has elliptical-
headed double door in hollow-chamfered surround with Tudor roses under crocketed
ogee dripmould. 3-stage tower has tall 3-light east window, 2-light window above,
and paired elliptical-headed belfry openings; set-back buttresses and tall spire.
Decorated windows, 2-light except for 5-light east window. Aisles buttressed.
Parapets, those of tower, nave and nave aisles battlemented. Interior: ashlar;
queen-post nave roof, arch-braced chancel roof. 6-bay round arcades on chamfered
square piers without capitals; aisle arches spring from shafts on piers. Chancel
and tower arches; 2 arches to Lady Chapel. Rear arches to windows. Tower
baptistry has stone font on pedestal and shafts with font cover; chancel arch has
rood beam. Oak panelling in chancel with inscription recording it as gift from
Dalgliesh family in thanksgiving for victory in 1918. Bronze plaques record gift
of chancel and Lady Chapel as memorials to Hoare family. Bronze panel records
gift of nave and tower by Dalgliesh family as Great War memorial. High quality glass
throughout with military insignia. Source: I. Curry 'Some Aspects of Church
Building in Northumberland', in W.S.F. Pickering ed. A Social History of the
Diocese of Newcastle Stocksfield, 1981.
Listing NGR: NZ2614666023
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Source: English Heritage
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