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Church of St Silas

A Grade II Listed Building in South Heaton, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9758 / 54°58'32"N

Longitude: -1.5857 / 1°35'8"W

OS Eastings: 426617

OS Northings: 564653

OS Grid: NZ266646

Mapcode National: GBR ST9.3D

Mapcode Global: WHC3R.M63B

Entry Name: Church of St Silas

Listing Date: 14 June 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1024914

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304493

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, NE6

County: Newcastle upon Tyne

Locality: South Heaton

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Byker St Silas

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NZ 26 SE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE CLIFFORD STREET
(south side) Byker

12/186 Church of St. Silas
14/6/54

G.V. II


Parish church. 1886 by R.J. Johnson; alterations 1899. Snecked sandstone with
ashlar plinth, quoins and dressings; roof of plain tiles with stone gable copings.
Nave and chancel with north aisle; north-west baptistry. Steps up to 2-centred
arched double door in moulded surround in north aisle westernmost bay; similar
door and 2-light window to vestry in east end of aisle. Similar west doors,
inserted in 1899, flank large round-headed window with tracery; blind arcade
below continuous sill and drip string. 2-and 4-light square-headed windows of
aisle and baptistry have stone mullions and elliptical-headed lights. East
window inserted in 1899 similar to west window. Battlemented octagonal belfry
turret at north-west has canted baptistry adjoining. Interior: painted plaster
above boarded dado; arch-braced collar truss roof. 5-bay arcade of tall
octagonal piers and elliptical double-chamfered arches with hood moulds.
Gothic-style reredos of Caen stone was 1899 gift from vicar; painted panelled
coved canopy above. Octagonal stone font on arcaded base surrounded by wood
rail and kneeler. Glass in east and baptistry windows by Atkinson Bros. of
Newcastle. Stone low-relief panel in south wall commemorating Elizabeth
Harbottle, founder of the Harbottle Charity, has angels flanking inscription
of early C2O. Source: Parish Magazine of St. Silas, Byker, 1898-1900.


Listing NGR: NZ2661764653

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