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Chapel at Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne

Description: Chapel at Royal Victoria Infirmary

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 November 1999
English Heritage Building ID: 479033

OS Grid Reference: NZ2443465030
OS Grid Coordinates: 424434, 565030
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9793, -1.6198

Location: Richardson Road, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 4LP

Locality: Newcastle upon Tyne
County: Newcastle upon Tyne
Country: England
Postcode: NE1 4LP

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Listing Text

(West side)

1833/13/10107 Chapel at Royal Victoria


Hospital chapel. 1900-05. Designed by Newcombe & Adams. Brick with stone dressings. Exterior now very largely hidden by later buildings. Single storey. Greek cross plan.
INTERIOR has wooden floor and faience tile walls and mosaic vaults. Square central space has round arched opening to each face flanked by single lower segmental arches with spandrel in each corner leading to central shallow dome covered in gold mosaic tiles and with 8 dormer windows. Each wing has triple arched arcades either side and above barrel vault with pale blue mosaic tiles. Altar in north wing raised on marble step, decorated wooden altar and wooden reredos behind with five painted panels on gold ground showing the holy family and the evangelists. Fine pulpit to left and similarly elaborate lectern to right. Stained glass windows. Modern wooden pews.

Listing NGR: NZ2443465030

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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