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Church of St Andrew, Newcastle upon Tyne

Description: Church of St Andrew

Grade: I
Date Listed: 14 June 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 304741

OS Grid Reference: NZ2454464396
OS Grid Coordinates: 424544, 564396
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9736, -1.6181

Location: B1307, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 5RG

Locality: Newcastle upon Tyne
County: Newcastle upon Tyne
Country: England
Postcode: NE1 5RG

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There is also a scheduled monument, Newcastle Upon Tyne Town Defences: Section of Curtain Wall Including St Andrew's Tower and Section of Town Ditch, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

Listing Text

(west side)
14/6/54 Church of St. Andrew
G.V. I
Parish church. C12 chancel arch and lower part of tower and arcades; C13 chancel
and upper part of tower, and north transept; C14 north chapel. Early C14 south-west
porch refronted 1726. C19 restorations and addition of south transept. Sandstone
of varying courses and blocks with ashlar dressings; Roof of Welsh slate with
stone-flagged roof to south-east porch. West tower; aisled nave with south porch;
transepts; chancel with north chapel and vestry, south porch. 3-stage tower with
massive south-west buttress, has irregular fenestration in first and second stages
under corbel table; 2-light Decorated windows in third stage under battlemented
parapet; 2-centred-arched west door. South porch has round-headed door in hollow-
chamfered reveals in a corniced projecting panel with consoles to panel above;
channelled rustication, cornice and segmental pediment to porch. 4-light elliptical-
headed aisle windows 1866 by Fowler; Perpendicular clerestory windows under roll-
moulded parapet. North transept has stepped lancets, as has the south chancel wall.
Neo-Norman south transept. Chancel porch has head-stopped dripmould over triple-
moulded arch. Large east window rebuilt 1866 copying original. Interior:
coursed squared sandstone with ashlar dressings; low-pitched roof has short king
posts with bosses repainted in C19. High chancel arch has zig-zag moulding in 2
orders on pilasters and shafts; 4-bay arcades with round piers and octagonal
capitals to plain recessed round arches; higher arches to transepts, that at north
pointed. Double-chamfered tower arch and half-octagonal pilasters and capitals.
Tower baptistry has restored font of pedestal and bowl type, with tall Decorated
cover. Royal Arms of 1817-37 over high arch of west door. C20 north vestry and
hall extension.

Listing NGR: NZ2454464415

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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