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Latitude: 54.9787 / 54°58'43"N
Longitude: -1.5998 / 1°35'59"W
OS Eastings: 425712
OS Northings: 564967
OS Grid: NZ257649
Mapcode National: GBR SR7.TH
Mapcode Global: WHC3R.D4F3
Entry Name: Former Church of St Jude, Shieldfield
Listing Date: 30 March 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1024747
English Heritage Legacy ID: 304868
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2
County: Newcastle upon Tyne
Metropolitan District Ward: Ouseburn
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear
Church of England Parish: Newcastle St Barnabas and St Jude
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
NZ 26 SE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE SHIELD COURT
12/522 Former Church of
St. Jude, Shieldfield.
Parish church, now workshop. 1891 by A. B. Plummer. Dark red brick with red
sandstone ashlar dressings and plinth; graduated Lakeland slate roof. Aisled
nave and chancel; east apse; south-east chapel with apse. Romanesque style.
Triple-moulded surround to round-headed boarded double door with scrolled
hinges in shallow projection in north aisle with gablets flanking overlapping
stone coping. Stone surrounds to round-headed windows, under roll-moulded
brick arches with projecting stone sills, in panels formed by plinth, pilasters
and Lombard frieze of moulded brick. Clerestory lunettes have varied glazing
patterns. Apse has 5 high panels under 5 smaller panels, the 3 central main
panels containing small round-headed windows with block-stopped drip moulds;
upper panels have basket brickwork; top Lombard frieze to each panel and
top dentilled cornice. South-east chapel has similar windows. Blocked north
door. Blank west front. Steeply-pitched roof, curved over apse. Gabled
wood bellcote in clerestory above south door. Interior: brick with white
stone ashlar dressings; tongue-and-groove boarded dado; panelled ceiling.
Stone sill band and frieze; flat pilaster bay divisions with brick entablature
of quasi triglyphs and dentils continuous across apses at both ends. Dentilled
top cornice. 5-bay round arcades with modified Corinthian capitals. Apse has
top lunettes with basket brickwork. War memorial to dead of parish in first
World War in west apse: marble slab on black mount.
Listing NGR: NZ2571264967
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