History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Church of St John the Baptist

A Grade I Listed Building in Westgate, Newcastle upon Tyne

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »
Street View
Contributor Photos »

Street View is the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the building. In some locations, Street View may not give a view of the actual building, or may not be available at all. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.

Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9701 / 54°58'12"N

Longitude: -1.6157 / 1°36'56"W

OS Eastings: 424700

OS Northings: 564012

OS Grid: NZ247640

Mapcode National: GBR SNZ.0L

Mapcode Global: WHC3R.4BWP

Entry Name: Church of St John the Baptist

Listing Date: 14 June 1954

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1024728

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304918

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1

County: Newcastle upon Tyne

Local Authority Ward: Westgate

Built-Up Area: Newcastle upon Tyne

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Newcastle St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

Find accommodation in
Jesmond

Listing Text

NZ 2464 SE and NZ 2463 NE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE WESTGATE ROAD
(north side)
20/566 and 23/566 Church of St. John the
14.6.54 Baptist
GV I
Parish church. Mostly C14 and C15; chancel largely rebuilt 1848. Sandstone with
ashlar dressings; Welsh slate roof. Cruciform with aisles clasping west tower; south
porch; north transept with west aisle. 3-stage tower has 3-light window, small
window above, and bar tracery to 2-light belfry openings under battlemented parapet
with corner pinnacles; octagonal clasping buttresses. Gabled porch has moulded 2-
centred arch. Segmental-headed 3-light aisle windows have perpendicular tracery;
elliptical-headed 4-light windows in transepts, clerestory and chancel. Nave
parapet. Interior: plaster with ashlar dressings; low-pitched roof. 4-bay arcades
have double-chamfered arches dying without capitals into octagonal piers. Continuous
hood-mould, with heraldic shields on north. North transept 2-bay arcade has octagonal
pier with moulded capital. High single-chamfered tower arch; side arches 4-centred;
ribbed vault to baptistry. Chancel arch restored. North chancel wall has upper part
of small round-headed window. C17 octagonal stone font with shields on sides; wood
cover in C15 style.


Listing NGR: NZ2470064012

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.