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Description: Church of St Philip
Date Listed: 14 June 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 304831
OS Grid Reference: NZ2357564500
OS Grid Coordinates: 423575, 564500
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9746, -1.6332
NZ 26 SW and NZ 2364 SE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE ST. PHILIP'S CLOSE
11/491 and 18/491 Church of St. Philip
(formerly listed in
14.6.54 Longley Street.
Parish church 1871 by Redmayne. Snecked sandstone with ashlar dressings; rubble
sandstone north walls; chamfered plinth. Welsh slate roof. Nave with north porch;
paired south transepts; narrower chancel and south vestry. Double door, with
ornamental wrought iron hinges, in double-chamfered surround in gabled porch. Lancet
windows on north, triple lancets on west, with sill string; plate tracery to 2-light
south windows, geometric tracery to tall 3-light east window. Gabled belfry at north
side of west gable. South chancel hall has very tall chimney stack with offsets.
Interior: painted plaster with ashlar dressings; arch-braced scissor-truss roof.
Blind north arcade of 4 bays; 2-bay south arcade to transepts; double-chamfered
arches on round columns or half-columns; tall chamfered chancel arch with inner
arch on fluted bracket. Hood moulds to arcades and to entrances. W.W.I. memorial
chancel panelling, in Tudor style, bears names of dead of parish (252 in all).
Piscina with billet moulding above. Square font on pink marble shafts. Thick hinges
to boarded door in north porch. High-quality glass in upper lights of each window and
one south chancel memorial window.
Listing NGR: NZ2357564500
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Source: English Heritage
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