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Chapel of St Mary, Newcastle upon Tyne

Description: Chapel of St Mary

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 14 June 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 304809

OS Grid Reference: NZ2593466524
OS Grid Coordinates: 425934, 566524
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9926, -1.5962

Location: Reid Park Road, Byker, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE2 2EU

Locality: Newcastle upon Tyne
County: Newcastle upon Tyne
Country: England
Postcode: NE2 2EU

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There is also a scheduled monument, St Mary's Well, Jesmond, 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

(east side)
14.6.54 Chapel of St. Mary
G.V. II*
Chapel. First half C12; early C14 alterations and mid-C14 addition of sacristy.
Nave, chancel and north sacristy. Coursed squared sandstone. Roofless.
Fragments of east end of nave survive and shafts of chancel arch, which have
cushion capitals, (with scroll carving on that at south) and some voussoirs showing
roll and zig-zag mouldings. 2-light opening with cusped tracery in south chancel
wall, and 2 cusped ogee-headed lights in similar square-headed opening in north
sacristy wall. North door in sacristy. Interior shows piscinae: in chancel south
wall and sacristy. east wall. Walls survive up to a height of about 4 metres.
Source: W.F . Dendy in Archaeologia Aeliana 3rd series vol. I pp.130-147; M. Hope
Dodds History of Northumberland vol. XIII 1930 pp.298-310.

Listing NGR: NZ2593466524

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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