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Christ Church and Hall Attached, Newcastle upon Tyne

Description: Christ Church and Hall Attached

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 14 June 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 304869

OS Grid Reference: NZ2554064599
OS Grid Coordinates: 425540, 564599
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9754, -1.6025

Location: Prince Albert Terrace, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE2 1XA

Locality: Newcastle upon Tyne
County: Newcastle upon Tyne
Country: England
Postcode: NE2 1XA

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Listing Text

(east side)
12/523 Christ Church and hall
14.6.54 attached
Parish church. 1859-61 by A.B. Higham. Squared sandstone with ashlar dressings; Welsh
slate roofs. SW tower; aisled nave, with first north bay containing canted porch;
chancel with north vestry and south chapel. Decorated style. Shallow west porch has
3 gables over tall 2-centred-arched door and flanking triple niches. Similar double
door in NW porch has crocketed gables and single niches; head-stopped drip moulds
above moulded arches on shafts with flower capitals. 5-light west window. Projecting
tower has 3 and 2-light windows and large belfry openings. Angle buttresses with
gargoyles crocketed gables. Stone broach spire. 2-light aisle windows have
head-stopped drip moulds; 4-light east window. Cross finials to 3 steeply-pitched
roofs. Interior: painted plaster and painted ashlar; arch-braced roof with high
collar and queen posts. Quatrefoil piers with crocket capitals to moulded 2-centred
arches of nave and 2-bay chancel arcades; flower or head-stopped drip moulds.
Tall chamfered tower arch contains door and boarded screen. 3 steps to chancel, one
to sanctuary and one to altar; medieval-style floor tiles. Gothic-panelled wood
reredos. Late C19 brass plaque on north chancel wall to William Boyd, banker. Re-
constructed medieval octagonal font. Hall breaks forward on ritual south, completing
stepped frontage to green: one storey, porch and 3-sided end to street. Moulded
surround to 2-centred-arched door set back at left; 3 windows of 2 pairs of Gothic
lights under continuous drip mould; hipped roof.

Listing NGR: NZ2554064599

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Source: English Heritage

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