Description: Wyclif Baptist Church
Date Listed: 30 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 304540
OS Grid Reference: NZ2278463818
OS Grid Coordinates: 422784, 563818
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9685, -1.6456
NZ 26 SW NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE ELSWICK ROAD
11/228 Wyclif Baptist Church
Nonconformist church. 1901-2 by G. Baines & Son. Bright red brick with biscuit-
coloured terracotta dressings; Welsh slate roof with flat terracotta copings.
Aligned north-south. 4-bay nave with ritual north-west tower; twin transepts;
shallow chancel. Free Perpendicular style. Ritual west (facing street) has
central gabled porch containing double door, with elaborate hinges, in Tudor-
arched surround with chamfered jambs; deep buttresses on porch. High window above
with shafts rising to stilted gable pediment containing blind tracery; buttresses
flank porch and window. Tower at left of 3 low stages has door with traceried
overlight in Tudor arch; ogee drip mould; 5-light cusped belfry openings; roll-
moulded coping to battlements; parabolic slated tower with tall finial. Crocket
finials to gabled buttresses. Roll-moulded coping to transept gables. Said to
have hammer-beam roof. Disused at time of survey.
Listing NGR: NZ2278463818
Source: English Heritage
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