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Roman Catholic Church of St Thomas of Canterbury, Newport

Description: Roman Catholic Church of St Thomas of Canterbury

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 1 February 1972
English Heritage Building ID: 309660

OS Grid Reference: SZ4970489050
OS Grid Coordinates: 449704, 89050
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6990, -1.2976

Location: 95 Pyle Street, Newport, Isle of Wight PO30 1UJ

Locality: Newport
County: Isle of Wight
Country: England
Postcode: PO30 1UJ

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Listing Text

(North Side)

Roman Catholic Church
SZ 4989 SE 2/63 of St Thomas of Canterbury


Dated 1791. An unusual date for such a church of this denomination, but
containing almost all the original details. Brick front to street of
2 storeys, with a band at sills and cornice. Small modillion pediment
containing a rusticated round lunette. 3 windows (centre blocked) with
round heads and no glazing bars. The side elevation has 5 stucco
keystones. Round headed double doors, and rectangular porch in Roman
Doric. Interior retains galleries on composite columns, good contemporary
altar rails, coved altar recess and font with cover, and is quite
outstanding of its kind. Photographs in the NMR.

Listing NGR: SZ4970489050

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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