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Latitude: 54.9923 / 54°59'32"N
Longitude: -1.6076 / 1°36'27"W
OS Eastings: 425201
OS Northings: 566479
OS Grid: NZ252664
Mapcode National: GBR SQ3.X5
Mapcode Global: WHC3K.8SP7
Entry Name: Jesmond Church of St Hilda
Listing Date: 14 June 1954
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1024758
English Heritage Legacy ID: 304894
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2
County: Newcastle upon Tyne
Electoral Ward/Division: North Jesmond
Built-Up Area: Newcastle upon Tyne
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear
Church of England Parish: Newcastle St Hilda
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
NZ 26 NE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE THORNLEIGH STREET
9/546 Jesmond. Church of
14.6. St. Hilda
Parish church, originally daughter church of St. George, Jesmond. 1900-5 by Hicks
and Charlewood. Snecked sandstone with ashlar dressings; Graduated Lakeland slate
roof. Aisled nave and chancel, north-west belfry; north vestry. Perpendicular style.
Moulded 2-centred arch to double boarded door in west bay of north aisle; low
octagonal belfry at right. Square-headed 5-light windows in nave aisles, 2-light in
chancel. 5-light east window has 2-centred head and flowing tracery. Set-back
buttresses; roll-moulded parapet and gable coping with cross finial; hipped roof
to vestry. Tall central copper-covered fleche has swept eaves and slender iron cross
finial. Interior: painted plaster with ashlar arcades; pointed barrel roof. 4-bay
nave has alternate round and octagonal piers with double-chamfered arches on moulded
capitals; 2 octagonal piers to Lady chapel. Blind west arch; shouldered arch to
vestry door. Octagonal font has blind tracery and square flower bosses. War memorial
triptych by F.H. Newbery A.R.C.A. showing figures of soldier, sailor, locomotive
engineer and miner, with Saints Nicholas and Hilda, in cil, in north aisle.
Listing NGR: NZ2520166479
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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