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Church of St Ann, Newcastle upon Tyne

Description: Church of St Ann

Grade: I
Date Listed: 14 June 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 304466

OS Grid Reference: NZ2606164277
OS Grid Coordinates: 426061, 564277
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9724, -1.5944

Location: 52 Breamish Street, Byker, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 2BL

Locality: Newcastle upon Tyne
County: Newcastle upon Tyne
Country: England
Postcode: NE1 2BL

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Listing Text

(north side)

12/161 Church of St. Ann

G.V. I

Parish church. 1764-68 by William Newton for the Corporation of Newcastle.
Sandstone ashlar; Lakeland slate roof. Rectangular with west porch and shallow
east apse; west tower above nave. 3 steps up to Tuscan tetrastyle porch with
pediment. Large overlight with glazing bars above panelled double door. Top
pediment on west elevation, above which is a square clock tower with floor band
and cornice with urn finials; 2 narrow octagonal stages above have arched
recesses with impost strings; cornices; stone spire. 0Arched recesses with sill
and impost strings hold 4 nave windows, reduced in C19, and 3 apse windows, all
round-headed with glazing bars. Gutter cornice and coped parapet. Interior:
Painted plaster above boarded dado; renewed panelled plaster ceiling. High
panelled dado to apse with reredos of 1911 by Ricks and Charlewood in classical
style: Corinthian attached columns supporting a broken dentilled pediment
Archivolts and impost string to 3 windows; west bay contains south vestry and
north choir vestry, flanking entrance bay. Monuments: low-relief urn on mount
by Davies commemorating Joseph Crawhall, mayor and sheriff of Newcastle, died
1853; bracketed Frosterly marble surround to plaque in memory of George Clifford,
died 1853. Gothic-style stone memorial plaque on east wall by Pearson to
George Heriot, first vicar. The church was built as a chapel of ease to All
Saints and replaced a medieval chapel.

Listing NGR: NZ2606364276

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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