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Church of Holy Saviour

A Grade II Listed Building in Tynemouth, North Tyneside

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.0197 / 55°1'11"N

Longitude: -1.4311 / 1°25'51"W

OS Eastings: 436473

OS Northings: 569612

OS Grid: NZ364696

Mapcode National: GBR LBFD.ZC

Mapcode Global: WHD4R.Z3P4

Entry Name: Church of Holy Saviour

Listing Date: 24 October 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1025369

English Heritage Legacy ID: 303298

Location: North Tyneside, NE30

County: North Tyneside

Metropolitan District Ward: Tynemouth

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Tynemouth Priory Holy Saviour

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

TYNEMOUTH CROSS WAY (east side)
NZ 36 NE
Tynemouth
8/52
Church of Holy Saviour
24.10.50
G.V. II
Parish church. 1839 to 41 by John and Benjamin Green for Duke of Northumberland;
chancel 1884; C20 west porch. Coursed squared sandstone with ashlar plinth,
dressings and buttresses; snecked sandstone vestry; ashlar west porch. Welsh
slate roof has stone gable coping. West tower; nave with transepts; chancel with
north vestry and porch, south organ chamber now Lady chapel. Perpendicular style.
Truncated tower has one-storey porch under 3-light window; slit windows in upper
stages under 2-centred-arched belfry openings; tall buttresses with offsets;
battlemented parapet. 4-bay nave has 2-light windows, eaves string and coped
parapet; 3-light transept windows; lancets to chancel; 4-light cusped east window
has drip mould with foliage stops. Diagonal buttresses to nave, transepts and
chancel. Moulded kneelers; cross finial to chancel. Interior: plastered above
moulded painted plaster dado; chamfered arches to transepts, chancel and Lady
chapel. Gothic-traceried hammer-beam nave roof; low-pitched king-post roof to
chancel. Stencilled decoration on nave frieze. Panelled reredos and chancel
fittings by W. S. Hicks. Glass by Powell Bros. of Leeds in south nave; Powell,
Whitefriars, London, in north transept; by T.F. Curtis of Ward and Hughes, London, in
north nave; by Ward and Hughes in south chancel; by H.A. Payne in south chancel;
by Wailes (and Strang) in north nave; by L.C. Evetts in south transept.
Good quality anonymous glass in east windows of transept.


Listing NGR: NZ3647369612

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