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Trinity Building, Newcastle upon Tyne

Description: Trinity Building

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 304759

OS Grid Reference: NZ2516964792
OS Grid Coordinates: 425169, 564792
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9771, -1.6083

Location: 52 Northumberland Road, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 8JF

Locality: Newcastle upon Tyne
County: Newcastle upon Tyne
Country: England
Postcode: NE1 8JF

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Listing Text

(south side)
17/430 Trinity Building
Non-conformist church with house and school. Now Polytechnic building. Foundation
stone dated May 1895; by Marshall and Dick. Snecked sandstone with ashlar dressings;
graduated Lakeland slate roof with red ridge tiles and finials. Aligned north-
south. Ritual north-west tower and low south-west tower flank west porch; aisled
4-bay nave; high transepts; chancel. Perpendicular style. Open-arched porch has
4 small chamfered windows under drip string; shaped parapet above; deep splay to
arch and to 4-centred-arched door in 3-stage tower. Tower has small high slits,
paired segmental-headed belfry opening, shaped battlements with corner pinnacles
and shallow set-back buttresses. South-west tower has paired square-headed
windows with tracery, high parapet, and pyramidal roof with finial. Set-back
west gable has buttressed central projection with 6-light window. Paired windows
in 2-storey aisles. 3-light clerestory and 4-light transept windows. Interior
painted plaster with hammer-beam roof, Cantilevered gallery on 3 sides; corridors
in aisles; high sanctuary arch. High-quality glass in west window by Atkinson
Bros. of Newcastle; other good pictorial glass in north aisle and north transept.
Former house and school to rear: 2-storey, 2-bay house has half-timbered upper
floor; 2-storey, 10-bay school has wood-mullioned-and-transomed windows, 3 in
gabled half-dormers.

Listing NGR: NZ2516964792

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Source: English Heritage

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