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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
Electoral Ward/Division: Ouseburn
Built-Up Area: Newcastle upon Tyne
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
This List entry has been amended to add the source for War Memorials Register. This source was not used in the compilation of this List entry but is added here as a guide for further reading, 16 August 2017.
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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