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Description: Jesmond Church of St Hilda
Date Listed: 14 June 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 304894
OS Grid Reference: NZ2520166479
OS Grid Coordinates: 425201, 566479
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9923, -1.6076
NZ 26 NE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE THORNLEIGH STREET
9/546 Jesmond. Church of
14.6. St. Hilda
Parish church, originally daughter church of St. George, Jesmond. 1900-5 by Hicks
and Charlewood. Snecked sandstone with ashlar dressings; Graduated Lakeland slate
roof. Aisled nave and chancel, north-west belfry; north vestry. Perpendicular style.
Moulded 2-centred arch to double boarded door in west bay of north aisle; low
octagonal belfry at right. Square-headed 5-light windows in nave aisles, 2-light in
chancel. 5-light east window has 2-centred head and flowing tracery. Set-back
buttresses; roll-moulded parapet and gable coping with cross finial; hipped roof
to vestry. Tall central copper-covered fleche has swept eaves and slender iron cross
finial. Interior: painted plaster with ashlar arcades; pointed barrel roof. 4-bay
nave has alternate round and octagonal piers with double-chamfered arches on moulded
capitals; 2 octagonal piers to Lady chapel. Blind west arch; shouldered arch to
vestry door. Octagonal font has blind tracery and square flower bosses. War memorial
triptych by F.H. Newbery A.R.C.A. showing figures of soldier, sailor, locomotive
engineer and miner, with Saints Nicholas and Hilda, in cil, in north aisle.
Listing NGR: NZ2520166479
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Source: English Heritage
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